MILWAUKEE – The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today that United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has joined the Chamber as its newest gold founding member.
“We are honored to welcome United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County as our newest gold founding member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “We are looking forward to working with this great, long-standing community leader to build a more welcoming and inclusive business community throughout Wisconsin.”
“United Way is proud to be a member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber and support the work that this award-winning organization does,” said Amy Lindner, President & CEO of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County. “Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means to Live United. Our strength lies in our partnerships, and we are excited to be working with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber to help overcome the complex issues that face our community.”
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our local community. United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County impacts individuals and families by investing in 220-plus programs at over 110 agency program partners. United Way brings together partners from business, education, government, faith-based, and nonprofit organizations to work toward common goals, resulting in a better quality of life for all. Since their start in 1909, they have invested over $1 billion to solve our community’s most serious problems.
United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County joins more than 40 other corporations as a gold founding member of the LGBT Chamber. Gold members receive a listing in the online business directory, invitation to all Chamber events, and a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Council.
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 575 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.