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MISSION: Building a stronger community by creating opportunities to give, advocate, and volunteer.
United Way makes it easy for people to get involved in helping the community by offering opportunities to Give, Advocate, and/or Volunteer.
United Way's greatest strength is its ability to bring the community together through collaborations and partnerships to focus on underlying causes of our most serious health and human service problems. By mobilizing people, time, talent, relationships, expertise, technology and money, United Way is creating lasting changes in community conditions and improving lives of community populations. And by mobilizing financial resources of businesses and employees, United Way is supporting services for individuals and families throughout Waukesha County.
United Way partners with more than 30 health and human service agencies in Waukesha County, which provide nearly 70 programs to improve lives right here in our community. Volunteers and staff annually analyze program outcome data to identify the direct impact of essential services among those served by the agencies.
United Way has formed partnerships with more than 70 community organizations to create change and lasting impact. Examples of funded initiatives include:
Increasing parental involvement by Helping Kids Succeed through partnering with schools
Helping parents understand the Born Learning benefits of early childhood development leading
to school readiness
Helping hard working families who struggle to meet basic needs to increase their income, build
savings and assets, and achieve Financial Stability
Increasing support for individuals who are caring for an older adult by facilitating access to
information and assistance with Caregiver Support resources
Making Transportation Services available for essential healthcare services or to escape
threatening domestic situations.