The Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families (LIHF) is a targeted regional (state) program of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health’s Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) designed to improve community conditions that lead to healthier birth outcomes among African Americans in the communities of Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine.
Wanda Montgomery has accepted the role of co-chair, alongside Mayor Tom Barrett, for the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families (LIHF). The initiative is dedicated to reducing racial disparities in birth outcomes in the city of Milwaukee. “Wanda brings a wealth of leadership, experience, and dedication to serving Milwaukee families,” said Mayor Tom Barrett. “I […]
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County in a new collaborative partnership with the Nonprofit Center Milwaukee (NPC) is launching a new volunteer engagement portal today. By creating a venue that both allows individuals to see the many ways they can make a difference and agencies to promote their needs. United Way has increased […]
WHAT: The Blanketing Greater Milwaukee blanket drive is collecting new and gently used blankets and sleeping bags that will be distributed to homeless shelters and community agencies throughout the greater Milwaukee area. WHEN: The drive runs through January 31, 2016. DROP OFF LOCATIONS: Milwaukee Area Labor Council633 South Hawley Road – Suite 110 United Way […]
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County announced today that the Greater Milwaukee Foundation provided two two-year grants to the organization. One of the two-year grants will provide $100,000 to support an innovative partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools. The other grant will provide $40,000 for the Thriving Waukesha County Alliance. “We are pleased to […]
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County will invest $51.2 million into the community during the 2015-2016 funding cycle. The investment represents more than $24.8 million that will be invested directly into United Way’s Education, Income and Health strategic focus areas and over $23 million in donor designations to specific agencies. United Way raised […]
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County honored five community leaders for their commitment to the Milwaukee area as the winners of the 2015 Philanthropic 5 awards. The awards, created by United Way’s Emerging Leaders Council, recognize five community leaders, in their 20s, 30s or 40s, who give, advocate and volunteer for change throughout […]