About Women United

Women United is a group of dedicated, caring women who have come together to create lasting change in our community. Being part of Women United is a great opportunity to connect with other women, stand up and take action focused on issues that affect women and children in our community.

The Founders of Women United invite all women to become a member. To be a member you must make an annual investment of no less than $250.00. The funds raised are used for initiatives as determined by the Women United membership, in alignment with the United Way mission.  If you are interested in becoming a member or learning more about Women United please contact Tari Jahns at 715.421.0390 or tari@uwswac.org.

What Women United Does

Our focus is literacy.  We currently have two signature initiatives: Learning for Life Reading Mentor Program and Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  In 2024, the Women United has 46 members.  Women United also offers financial support to local early grade literacy programs.

In 2023 grants were given for:

  • $1,000                   Leveled Reading Books - Our Lady Queen of Heaven (April 2023)
  • $500                       Decodable Books for Emerging Readers - Woodside Elementary (September 2023)
  • $500                       Reading Olympics – Woodside Elementary School (September 2023)
  • $1,000                   Classroom Math Games – Woodside Elementary School (September 2023)
  • $700                       Books to Build Home Libraries - Pitsch Early Learning Center (November 2023)
  • $1,000                   Reading Olympics – Howe Elementary School (November 2023)
  • $1,000                   Early Grade Learning Books – Grant Elementary School (November 2023)