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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 2020, the Women United had 42 members.  Women United also offers financial support to local early grade literacy programs.

In 2020 grants were given for:

  • $4,950-Leveled Literacy Intervention – Washington Elementary (February 2020)
  • $400-Below Level Reading Sets - THINK Academy (September 2020)
  • $500-Counseling Books – Grant Elementary (September 2020)
  • $500-Counseling Books – Woodside Elementary (September 2020)
  • $1,500-Below Level Reading Sets - Mead Elementary Charter School (September 2020)
  • $450-Reading Olympics – Woodside Elementary School (November 2020)
  • $1,000-Leveled Literacy Intervention – Washington Elementary (November 2020)