Key Facts


United Way of Northern Ozaukee is a uniting force for good. When we improve our neighbor’s lives, we improve our own. United Way fights for the Health, Education, and Financial Stability of every person in our community. We win by living united. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against our community’s most daunting social issues. 


Promote giving to build a stronger and healthier community


Promote collaboration and efficient giving to effectively address priority needs of the community


  • Staff: one part-time Executive Director
  • 200 volunteers help with all phases of the operation.
  • In 2017, over 3000 volunteer hours were donated by board members and community volunteers to help run our operations


United Way of Northern Ozaukee is committed to diversity and inclusion. We value and promote inclusiveness in all aspects of our work. United Way of Northern Ozaukee employs and promotes individuals, recruits volunteers and funds programs that reflect the diversity of our local community. We believe that we are strong only when we embrace and celebrate the rich diversity and gifts of all people. Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means to LIVE UNITED.


United Way of Northern Ozaukee works collaboratively with sixteen partner agencies to address the local critical health and human service needs. We improve local conditions by addressing the underlying causes of top community issues. By ensuring everyone has adequate Education, Financial Stability, and Health; United Way promotes self-sufficiency and independence.
When you invest in United Way of Northern Ozaukee, you are giving your neighbors the tools, skills and support to live the best lives possible.
  • Nurturing Children & Families
  • Helping the Elderly Remain Independent
  • Removing Barriers to the Disabled
  • Helping when Misfortune Strikes

The dollars that are raised here, stay here. Over 85% of the money raised goes right back into the community, invested in community programs.

Our board:  21-25 business leaders and community volunteers who live and work in Ozaukee County. They understand that despite our high median household incomes, many individuals and families struggle to meet basic needs. When it comes to allocating donated funds, they are committed stewards.

Communities:  The programs and services funded by United Way of Northern Ozaukee benefit all of Ozaukee County. However, our fundraising focus is in the northern part of Ozaukee County to comply with fundraising guidelines set forth by United Way Worldwide. Currently we raise funds in the following communities: Port Washington, Saukville, Belgium, Fredonia, and Waubeka.