BCUW 2021 Campaign Kickoff!
Join us on August 2nd at Capital Credit Union Park our 2021 Campaign Kickoff! Gates Open at 5:35 PM and the game will begin at 6:35 PM!
This year’s kickoff will include several new and exciting activities, including the game’s (and campaign season’s) ceremonial first pitch.
Another great highlight will be another organizational first: a United We Can food sculpture challenge! Area businesses are being recruited to design and build food sculptures using non-perishable food cans and boxes. Fans attending the game will get to vote on their favorite sculptures! Following the game, all items used in the sculptures will be donated to local food pantries! Learn about the food sculptures and how you can participate! You can learn more about the rules here!
Throughout the evening we’ll be sharing information about the work we do and our impact. Find us at the United Way table! There will also be an opportunity for fans to participate in some fundraisers to benefit the United Way, including a 50/50 raffle!
You can purchase a special ticket package for $15. The package includes a box seat and a Green Bay Booyah hat! Five dollars will go to the Brown County United Way. Order your tickets here!
BCUW Quick Updates
- Check out the latest edition of our Newsletter!
- Looking for the 21-Week Equity Challenge? Visit www.unitedwaywi.org/equity for more information!
- 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.
- Check out some photos from Make a Difference Day and find out how to volunteer with us!
- We are excited to announce our new BCUW Newsroom!
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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