Affinity Groups and Network Volunteering

Affinity Groups

United Way of Marathon County has many options for you to be involved and connected with others. 


Women United

Women UnitedWomen United provides members with the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, philanthropic, and fun organization of women leaders that care about our community.

Members come together to create a better place for local women who are facing various hardships in their life. They increase the self-sufficiency of women to improve their lives, the lives of their families, and the community as a whole. As a member, you participate at a level that works for you. You can attend events, volunteer for projects, join a committee or graciously make a financial contribution to support projects.  If you are interested in learning more and joining this networking group, please email 

Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders United Way Emerging Leaders is the next generation of professionals who want to make a difference in our community. Through deeper involvement, members gain insight and take action to improve the quality of life today and build the foundation for the work of tomorrow. If you are interested in learning more and joining this networking group, please email

Retire United

Retire UnitedUnited Way Retire United program is designed for individuals who are retired or nearing retirement and recognize the importance that philanthropy and volunteerism play in building a stronger community.

Your lifetime of skills and experiences can benefit future generations.  And we can help you find a meaningful way to stay engaged in the community. If you are interested in learning more about this group of retirees who are committed to philanthropy, please email 

Summit League 

Leadership donations are vital to United Way’s efforts to improve people’s lives and create lasting change in our community.  Our leadership giving demonstrates the voluntary caring spirit that is very much alive in Marathon County. To learn more and customize your giving options please contact Amanda at

Donors giving  $600 or more (individual or combined household gifts) become members of United Way Summit League.

Leadership level support is acknowledged by:

  • An invitation to the Summit League member reception

  • A subscription to our United Way Wired newsletter

  • Names are listed in United Way publications (unless anonymous)

Giving Levels:

Final Ascent Team         $4,000 – $9,999
Camp Five                       $2,600 – $3,999
Camp Four                      $1,600 – $2,599
Camp Three                    $1,000 – $1,599
Camp Two                       $750 – $999
Base Camp                     $600 – $749