Celebrate United Gala

United Way of Kenosha County is honored by the commitment of our workplace campaigns and community partners to creating opportunities for a better life for all residents of Kenosha County.  Our Annual Celebrate United Gala provides the opportunity to say thank you to every one of those individuals and partners that create opportunities and change lives now and for generations to come.  It is our honor to work with you to build a better Kenosha County.  


Description of honors:

Volunteer Person of the Year

The Volunteer Person of the Year Award is presented to a company, organization, or individual that exemplifies a long-standing dedication to the mission of United Way of Kenosha County and the Kenosha Community through volunteerism. 

Shining Star

The Shining Star award is awarded to the campaign partner that has shown the greatest overall improvemment in conducting their employee campaign.  In addition to having the greatest increase in the total amount of money raised for United Way of Kenosha County, the campaign leaders demonstrated an exceptional commitment to encouraging employee participation.

Live United

The Live United award is awarded to the company or organization that is a longtime supporter of United Way of Kenosha County - showing how they LIVE UNITED.  In the simplest terms, when you LIVE UNITED you choose to improve your community by giving of yourself to make an impact.  

Spirit of Caring

The Spirit of Caring award is awarded to the company that best lives the spirit of United Way during the annual fundraising campaign and throughout the year.  This award acknowledges a company or organizations commitment they willingly make to Kenosha County.  The company or organization are motivated to plan, implement, support, and volunteer in ways that significantly impact those around them representing the true spirit of our community.