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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 2018, the Women United had 45 members.  Women United also offers financial support to local early grade literacy programs.

In 2018 grants were given for:

  • $6,340 - Below Level Reading Sets – Washington Elementary (April 2018)
  • $970 - Explorations Book Program – Humke Elementary School (April 2018)
  • $500 - Below Level Reading Sets – Grant Elementary School (April 2018)
  • $993 - Classroom Library Update – Woodside Elementary School (April 2018)
  • $400 - Reading Olympics – Woodside Elementary School (September 2018)
  • $11,116 - Imagination Library Program