Education, Income & Health

Everyone deserves opportunities to achieve a good quality of life: a high-quality education that leads to a stable job, family-sustaining income through all of life’s stages, good health and a safe home.

That’s why United Way works to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a good life: Education, Income and Health.

 Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time, and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected. And together, we can change the things we see around us and make Greater Milwaukee a healthier, stronger community.

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July 8
United Way mobilizes 550 College Interns for special day of volunteering.
Over 550 college interns from 17 Milwaukee area companies spread out at 25 agency program partners across Southeastern Wisconsin as part of United Way of Greater Milwaukee’s Intern Day of Action. View video or coverage on Channel 58.

June 23
The latest Milwaukee Succeeds Milestone Report shows 8 of the 11 educational measures tracked are moving in a positive direction. United Way is leading Goal 1 which ensures all children are ready to enter school. View report

June 17
Milwaukee is doing something about the “Summer Slide”
A new collaboration has launched to provide more books to children and encourage new ideas in summer reading. Get involved

June 1
United Way of Greater Milwaukee has received Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for the fifth year in a row – a distinction held by only 4% of charities rated by the nation’s leading independent charity evaluator. Read more.




14th Annual Back-To-School Health Fairs

Friday August 8
North Division High School

Friday August 15, 2014
Bradley Tech High School

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Philanthropic Five Awards
August 20
Register to attend by August 8

2014 Campaign Kickoff
September 3
Discovery World

Season of Caring
Sept 3 - Dec 11
Join thousands of volunteers community-wide

2014 Community Celebration
December 11

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