Events

United Way of Kenosha County Events

Throughout the year, we host an array of events.  We invite donors, corporations, nonprofits, and community leaders to engage with the community, network, volunteer and create positive energy by attending a United Way of Kenosha County event!  Most events are free and open to the public. 

HERE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE EVENTS WE HAVE SCHEDULED FOR 2018!

Annual Celebrate United Gala

The annual Celebrate United Gala is our chance to recognize and show appreciate to the many volunteers, sponsors, companies, and community partners that are committed to making a difference in Kenosha County by being involved with United Way.  

This year, the event will be held on April 19, 2018, 5:00 P.M. at the Strawberry Creek Country Club in Kenosha, WI 

We invite you to join us to Celebrate United.  Please visit our registration page to sign up.  

Kenosha's Good Deeds Day Event

To be held on Sunday, April 15, 2018, Kenosha residents are invited to participate in the first Kenosha's Good Deeds Day to do good for the benefit of others and the planet.   This event helps to put into practice the simple idea that every single person can do a good deed, be it large or small, to imrpove the lives of others and positively impact the world.  

Good Deeds Day is a global movement that unites 93 countries around the world in doing good deeds.

Since 2007, millions of people and thousands of organizations and businesses worldwide have united together every year to do good and volunteer, putting into practice the simple idea that every person can do a good deed, be it large or small, to improve the lives of others and positively impact the world.

Crossing all borders and cultures, thousands of businesses and organizations from more than 90 countries – including MTV Global, ABC Network Studios NYC, NASDAQ, Pope Francis, and many more – have taken part.

Join us on April 15th from 11:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. starting in the back alley behind the Kenosha Creative Space at 624 57th St, Kenosha to particpate in one or more of the 8 activites that will be available.  Some of those activities include a Book, Food, Art Supplies, and Clothes Drive, making tissue paper flowers, creating greeting cards for the elderly, and working on a community mural.  

Visit http://kenoshacreativespace.com/kenoshas-good-deeds-day-2018 to learn more about the event.  To sign up for the event, click here.

Connected Communities Discovery Meeting

United Way of Wisconsin's Connected Communities Initiative was awarded funds from Serve Wisconsin to conduct 10 community conversations around the state in an effort to learn more about the needs of rural communities, garner input to improve the statewide 2-1-1 system and potentially develop a strategy to assist communities in connecting people to the resources they need.  

United Way of Wisconsin, United Way of Kenosha County, and IMPACT 2-1-1 are excited to invite you to our Connected Communities Discovery Meeting in Kenosha on Thursday, April 26th at 2:00 P.M. at the Kenosha Area Business Alliance office, 5500 6th Avenue, Suite 200, Kenosha.  Through this meeting, we hope to get a better idea of the individual needs of the Kenosha County residents and determine how United Way and the 2-1-1 resource database can serve the communuty better.  

For more information, please visit http://unitedwaywi.site-ym.com/event/kenosha.  To register for the event, click here.  

Taxpayer Advocate Day

Have a tax problem you haven't been able to resolve with the IRS?  The Taxpayer Advocate Service will assist taxpayers in person at its upcoming Problem Solving Day.

This event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Kenosha County Job Center, 8600 Sheridan Rd., Kenosha, WI.  For more information, please click here.   

2018 United Way of Kenosha County Campaign Kickoff

We WIN when we LIVE UNITED!  Join us to kickoff our 2018 campaign on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the Kenosha Country Club.  This is our 95th Year and we are aiming for a big number to help those in need in Kenosha County.  

Our goal is to fight for the education, financial stability, and health of every person in Kenosha County.  To do that takes the most meaningful, most powerful number of all- One.  You are that One!  Enjoy lunch while you hear how you can help change lives in Kenosha County.  

Company Ambassador training will also be provided for those that would like to learn more about running your own United Way company campaign. 

Registration for this event will be available after  July 9, 2018.

Day of Caring

Day of Caring brings together business leaders, campaign coordinators, nonprofit partners, and volunteers across Kenosha County to work on service projects that will make an impact.  Working together and fostering team-building within our community exemplifies our LIVE UNITED spirit and builds excitement for giving back, both through time and donations.  

This event will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018. This one-day volunteer opportunity provides Kenosha County resident employees with a chance to roll up their sleeves and get dirty.  In addition to lending a hand to a local nonprofit, volunteers learn more about their community needs.  Visit our Volunteer Center around September 1st for more information on the event.  

Day of Action

Every year, United Ways throughout the country invite people and organizations to LIVE UNITED by offering an opportunity to take action to better our communities. 

Held in the middle of June, you can help United Way of Kenosha County put its mission to fight for the education, financial stability, and health of every person in our neighborhoods into action.  This "Day of Action" serves as a reminder that when people unite for the greater good, every day is a day of action.

Visit our Volunteer Center in May for more information.