United Way COVID Relief Awards More Than $60k To Nine Nonprofits

RACINE – The United Way of Racine County (UWRC) has awarded $62,466 in pandemic relief grants to nine local nonprofits. The grants, announced Monday, were the first to be awarded through the UWRC COVID Relief Fund. The grant recipients are: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Racine CountyRacine Health Care NetworkRacine CountyRacine ZooRacine Friendship ClubhouseSAFE […]

United Way Launches New Phase of Pandemic Relief Efforts

In response to the ongoing needs created by the pandemic, United Way of Racine County (UWRC) has launched new opportunities for local nonprofits to request support and for community members to get involved. Through its UWRC COVID Relief project, local nonprofits can apply for funds, request single-use face masks, and request supplies. Community members are invited to donate to the COVID Relief Fund, donate to the supply drive and volunteer to construct masks. […]

Mitchell School to Become Racine County’s Third Community School

Racine—Beginning in the fall of 2021, Mitchell School will transform into a community school through a partnership between United Way of Racine County and Racine Unified School District. Mitchell will be the third community school in Racine County, following Knapp Elementary and Julian Thomas Elementary. Community schools are part of United Way’s place-based LIFT (Link […]

United Way Launches “Do More 24” Campaign To Meet Community Needs In Light Of COVID-19

Racine, Wisconsin—As COVID-19 moves through Wisconsin, United Way of Racine County has responded quickly to meet the needs of its community. It launched the Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund in partnership with the Racine Community Foundation to offer crisis grants to partnered nonprofits; it works with RCF to meet partners’ material needs through the Community […]

Racine Community Foundation and United Way of Racine County Launch Community Cares

United Way of Racine County and the Racine Community Foundation are excited to announce Community Cares, their new partnership to address the COVID-19 crisis. Community Cares consists of the Racine County Supply Drive and Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund has been established to provide flexible financial resources to 501(c)(3) […]

United Way Celebrates Community Support at 2019 Campaign Victory Celebration

More than 300 volunteers, donors, and corporate representatives attended United Way of Racine County’s Victory Celebration on January 23, 2020. The evening celebrated the community’s support of United Way’s work to build an educated workforce, honored United Way contributors, and appreciate successes from 2019. Steven McLaughlin, board chair of United Way of Racine County, opened […]

United Way of Racine County Asks Volunteers To Assist With VITA Program

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a national program staffed by local volunteers that provide free preparation and electronic filing of tax returns to Racine County residents. This important service supports low- to moderate-income households and relies on volunteers to do its work. Volunteers are needed as tax preparers, greeters, and bilingual interpreters. No experience […]