Women United

Since 2002, United Way’s worldwide network women’s leadership groups have raised more than $1 billion to drive lasting change in local communities. Locally, Women United is a dynamic, philanthropic group dedicated to promoting our Bib to Backpack work. Beyond making an annual financial contribution, members contribute their time, professional expertise and talent to ensure that parents and caregivers in our region have the tools they need to help the children in their lives be successful.

416 Members

185 Volunteer Hours

11 Impact Events

Jul 2017

12
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Women United Learn United Tour

A Learn United Tour is an...

26
Wed
Coffee and Conversation

Join us to learn more about...

Aug 2017

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Wed
Women United Learn United Tour

A Learn United Tour is an...

Sep 2017

28
Thu
Volunteer Opportunity at The Guidance Center

We are seeking 10-12 volunteers for...

Oct 2017

23
Mon
Trunk or Treat volunteer opportunity

Do you love Halloween and working...

30
Mon
Policy/Leadership Giving Breakfast

Join us Oct. 30 to learn...

Nov 2017

15
Wed
Coffee and Conversation

Join us over a cup of...

Mar 2018

8
Thu
Women United Summit (International Women’s Day)

Details to come.

Jul 2018

20
Fri
Coffee and Conversation

Join us to learn more about...

Women United Learn United Tour

Wednesday July 12, 2017 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
660 Woodward Ave., Suite 300
Detroit

A Learn United Tour is an interactive tour focused on United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s work in the community. You’ll learn how we help children get a great start in life, make sure all children receive nutritious meals year-round and provide high school students with the tools and experience needed for their next step in life.

Coffee and Conversation

Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 4:30 p.m.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
660 Woodward Ave., Suite 300
Detroit

Join us to learn more about our Bib to Backpack initiatives and program with Jenny Callans, Director of Early Development at United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

Women United Learn United Tour

Wednesday August 2, 2017 - 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
660 Woodward Ave., Suite 300
Detroit

A Learn United Tour is an interactive tour focused on United Way for Southeastern Michigan’s work in the community. You’ll learn how we help children get a great start in life, make sure all children receive nutritious meals year-round and provide high school students with the tools and experience needed for their next step in life.

Volunteer Opportunity at The Guidance Center

Thursday September 28, 2017 - 2:30 - 6:30 p.m.
The Guidance Center
11121 Wayne Road
Romulus

We are seeking 10-12 volunteers for The Guidance Center’s Early Childhood Department’s Literacy Event. We need smiling faces and kid-friendly folks who want to help serve snacks, assist with crafts and read to children. It’s a fun event and a great way to share your love of reading with a child and their family.

Trunk or Treat volunteer opportunity

Monday October 23, 2017 - 5 - 8 p.m.
HAVEN
801 Vanguard Drive
Pontiac

Do you love Halloween and working with kids? Join us at HAVEN for our annual Trunk or Treat event!

All HAVEN clients are invited to bring their children to HAVEN for an evening of fun. We are seeking volunteers to decorate their trunk and pass out candy – costumes are encouraged (please, no scary masks)!

Policy/Leadership Giving Breakfast

Monday October 30, 2017 - 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
660 Woodward Ave.
Detroit

Join us Oct. 30 to learn more about our policy work during an informative breakfast.

State Rep. Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills) and Danielle Atkinson, director of Mothering Justice, will speak at the event, which will feature an update on our efforts to ensure all workers have access to earned paid sick time.

We hope to see you there!

Coffee and Conversation

Wednesday November 15, 2017 - 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
660 Woodward Ave., Suite 300
Detroit

Join us over a cup of coffee (or any beverage of your choice) as we take an opportunity to receive an informal update on our early childhood development work. It’s a casual gathering and a chance to have a conversation with a member of our Early Childhood Team.

Women United Summit (International Women’s Day)

Thursday March 8, 2018 - TBD
TBD

Details to come.

Coffee and Conversation

Friday July 20, 2018 - 4:30 p.m.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
660 Woodward Ave., Suite 300
Detroit

Join us to learn more about our Bib to Backpack initiatives and program with Jenny Callans, Director of Early Development at United Way for Southeastern Michigan.

Testimonials

Learn why these leaders members joined Women United

Rema Nasif

Rema Nasif

"I'm able to get involved in our community, support women and help foster early education with their children. The mission of United Way and Women United is strong and I am honored to be a part of it."

Aimee Argel

Aimee Argel

"I joined Women United because I know how powerful women can be when they come together to make a difference."

Heather Toutant

Heather Toutant

"Being involved with Women United allows me the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of children in my community."