Host Jonathan Zarov talks with Rachel Gundacker, Assistant Director at United Way of Dane County 2-1-1, about the new mobile-friendly Link-Dane.com website loaded with resources needed by the homeless and poor in Dane County. The website is a result of a partnership of United Way Dane County with Zendesk.
Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together. With more than 69,000 paid customer accounts, Zendesk’s products are used by organizations in 150 countries and territories to provide support in more than 40 languages. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, Zendesk has operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia and South America. Learn more at www.zendesk.com
About United Way 2-1-1
United Way 2-1-1 is an information and referral service that connects people to a variety of resources such as: food pantries, community clinics, shelter, and many other services. 3,790 programs are in United Way 2-1-1’s database. Volunteers and staff are available every hour of every day and can assist in almost any language. In 2015, 2-1-1 received over 41,000 calls and more than 34,000 people visited United Way 2-1-1’s website.
About United Way of Dane County
United Way of Dane County is committed to the vision of a Dane County where everyone can succeed in school, work and life. Our community’s Agenda for Change are six goals focused on three priority areas of Education, Income and Health – the building blocks of a stable life. Through strategic partnerships and collaborative work, we are bringing the many voices of Dane County around a neutral table. United Way provides organizations and individuals the opportunity to give, advocate and volunteer to change lives in Dane County. Follow us on Twitter: @UnitedWayDaneCo