10,000 INDIVIDUALS ON THE PATH TO STABILITY IN 10 YEARS

We strive for an inclusive community where all individuals are able to meet their basic needs and have equal opportunity for stability in their health, education and financial well being.

Meet Alice

“Although I am older than most of the population [at UWGB] and poor, no one sees that (thankfully). My eliminating my face by using my hair is me expressing the fact that you can’t see my individualness. You can’t see my poverty. You can’t see my age. I’m just a girl.”

To learn more about ALICE individuals in our county, the challenges they face, and how you can help, follow the link below.

BCUW Day of Action 2021

You are invited to join us for our Day of Action 2021. This year our emphasis is on highlighting the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in our work. We are ending our 21-week Equity Challenge by reaffirming our commitment to celebrate the diversity of our community and invite you to sign the pledge and join us as we fight to end discrimination of all kinds and give voice to those who have long been silenced and heard in not just one or two voices, but in fair and equitable ways never seen before. We invite you and your agency members to our Day of Action 2021 where we will take Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into our future in all aspects of our community involvement, business, and advocacy.  

Event Details: Monday June 21, 2021 from 8 AM-10 AM at Navarino Park 228 S. Jackson St.Green Bay, WI 54301.

BCUW Quick Updates

  • The Brown County United Way offices remain closed at this time and employees will continue to work remotely. The safety of our employees and their loved ones remains our top concern. If you have items to drop off at our office, please contact us in advance. If you have campaign envelopes to drop off, please contact Seth Massot.  

Find out the difference your donations make, get the latest Brown County United Way updates, and get the inside scoop on our work and opportunities!

2020 Annual Report

Since 1925, Brown County United Way has been a leader in improving the quality of life in our community. Every day, people look to us for lasting solutions to local challenges. Through the work of our staff team and support from our volunteers, donors, and advocates, we change lives and communities through service, collaboration, and impact.

You can read about the impact Brown County United Way made, and how your dollars are put to work, in our 2020 Annual Report!

A United Way Forward

The events involving the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have once again made us painfully aware of the divisions and inequities which undermine the well-being of our community and communities across our nation. These deaths, combined with the COVID-19 pandemic, highlight the continued health, education and economic disparities that exist within our communities of color. Data demonstrates that Wisconsin has the dubious distinction of being the worst place for an African American person or family to live. This should and must be of concern to us all.

Brown County United Way’s mission is to unite people, resources and ideas to create community solutions that strengthen every person and every community in Brown County. As an example, BCUW is focused on learning from and advocating for those in our community who are living in poverty as defined by the Federal Poverty Level and those who are ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed). We envision an inclusive community where all individuals are able to meet their basic needs and have equal opportunity for stability in their health, education, financial well-being and community connection. Current events clearly demonstrate that physical and emotional safety, as well as the recognition of the need for healing from recent and historic traumas, is essential for us to achieve this vision.

As we look to the immediate future and beyond, BCUW will continue to engage in the necessary systemic advocacy work that will bring about lasting change both within our organization and throughout our community. Our history of collaboration with diverse stakeholders will and must continue so that multiple perspectives are represented, respected and engaged as we forge the path forward. Now more than ever, we need to Live United. Silence is not an option. The Brown County United Way Board of Directors and staff will do our part to show up, listen, share our voices in ongoing community conversations and be part of the solutions.

Robyn Davis, President & CEO Brown County United Way

Adam Jackson, Chairman Board of Directors Brown County United Way

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