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Just Announced: Matching Gift Challenge!

Join us in creating bright futures for the youngest children in our community. As we get ready to open the new Early Learning Academy this spring, a generous donor has issued a matching gift challenge. If we're able to raise $50,000 in donations, every dollar will be matched. This means your gift will be doubled - every dollar you donate today will become two!

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Supporting Families & Strengthening Traditions Since 1970

United Community Center has been a catalyst for community growth, building, and betterment on Milwaukee’s south side since its founding 51 years ago. What started as a small youth center has grown into an intergenerational safe haven that serves more than 15,000 people each year. UCC serves individuals 6 weeks to 103 years old through educational services, senior support, homebuyer counseling, and much more. 

This year marks the start of a new era for the United Community Center- and we are Making 2021 One of a Kind. 

Learn More about our 51st Anniversary Celebration

Help Build a Bright Future!

Our Bright Futures Capital Campaign is supporting the completion of our new UCC Early Learning Academy, opening Spring of 2021.  Learn more about how you can help families in our community enjoy life long success with a strong early education foundation.

Donate Today!

  Visit Our COVID-19 Resource Page

Our UCC COVID-19 resource page provides the community with up to date information in English and Spanish on what you need to know about the COVID-19 virus, including preventative measures and details regarding the CARES Act. 

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UCC Success Stories

  • Ana, 2015 Wall of Fame

    "I’ve always wanted to make a difference in the world, to use my gifts to make a positive impact on someone’s life. I never imagined I’d be able to say I’ve served as a role model for 100s of kids from all over my community." 

    Read Ana's Story
  • Laura, Human Services

    “The best thing that has ever happened to me was being placed in UCC’s rehabilitation program. It changed my life forever.”

    Read Laura's Story
  • Francisco, After-School Achievement Program

    “UCC has enabled me to prosper in my education and has enforced the importance of giving back to the community."

    Read Francisco's Story

Thank You to Our Partners

With the help of many partners, UCC is close to celebrating 50 years of service to the community.
These partners enable us to accomplish our mission every day.

United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County

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