Women United

Mobilizing the Power of Women to Advance the Common Good


CREATED AND LED BY WOMEN. Women United® is a global force of nearly 70,000 women representing United Ways from across the country; all dedicated to effecting change in their local communities. United Way of Racine County’s Women United® supports United Way’s efforts to build an educated workforce. Members are mobilized and inspired to become powerful philanthropists.


As a Women United® member, you will share your time and talents with an amazing group of women who not only want to see positive change in the community – they want
to create it.

  • Be part of a local group of women dedicated to supporting each other and the community.
  • Receive exclusive invites to special events including fundraising and volunteer opportunities that focus on a specific area of United Way’s work.
  • Participate in a mentoring program to share your knowledge and expertise with other women.
  • Be part of a nationally-recognized group of dedicated female philanthropists.
  • Learn about the real needs and issues affecting our community.
  • Be listed in United Way publications and online.
  • Qualify for a charitable tax deduction.

Our members are united in their passion for community and giving back. Life changing programs require funding, and we ask members to demonstrate their passion by making a personal financial commitment. Join Women United® with a minimum annual gift of $1,000 or more to United Way of Racine County. You can also plan ahead for a Women United® gift. We offer membership at a reduced/tiered cost: first year-$500; second year - $750; third year - $1,000. Contributions can be made by check, credit card, monthly bank transfer, or payroll deduction. Memberships are for a 12-month period from the date of the pledge.

Show your support for Women United® by becoming an Inaugural Founding Member. You can qualify with an individual or combined gift of $2,500 to United Way of Racine County. All Inaugural Founders are acknowledged in marketing and publications.

Special thank you to our Inaugural Founding Members:

  • Lisa Glover
  • Peggy Kelsey
  • Sandy Kontra

Special thank you to Executive Committee Members:

  • Laura Matter-Chair
  • Kara Reske
  • Bridget Shirley
  • Stephanie Sklba

For more information, please contact Tracie Feest at 262-898-2242.