This Winter Season the popular Marine Toys for Tots program will be again distributing toys to families in need all throughout Dane & Jefferson County. And thanks to the volunteer force of United Way of Dane County, they are able to make it all happen. In addition to the Toys for Tots program, United Way […]
Dane County boasts multiple renowned hospitals, a variety of clinics and a competitive health insurance market, all of which make the Madison area score highly as a healthy place to live. At least for white people. The bad news is that despite all those assets, Dane County continues to have some of the highest health […]
Even in a pandemic, Dane County housing pricewards continue to creep up. Based on the federal “fair market rent” standard, the Madison metro area had rents higher than 95% of all other metro areas. The cost of living in the Madison area has caught the attention of both the public and private sectors. Last week, […]
With 381 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and four deaths, as of March 22nd, Wisconsin is just entering the acceleration phase of the coronavirus pandemic. Dane County has 61 of the state’s COVID-19 confirmed cases, but that number is expected to grow as the county moves into the community spread phase, meaning it’s no longer practical […]
Elder health issues from the United Way of Dane County Community Impact team — someone familiar with elder health issues from the UWDC Community Impact team (and perhaps a rep from an agency that does the on-the-ground work?) appear on the WORT Access Hour to talk about falls, drug interactions, the Beers list, and what […]
Keetra Burnett, Senior Director of Community Impact at the United Way of Dane County, joins Aaron and Haywood to talk about the Madison Black Women Rock! Celebration.