Women United

Women United

As members of Women United, we are a part of a national network of over 70,000 passionate/caring women in over 130 groups across the United States.  We are dedicated to advancing the health and welfare of all children by giving, advocating, and volunteering.

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Our Mission:

  • Advance the health and welfare of all children in our community.
  • Empower community-focused, service minded, philanthropic women to:
    • Be informed about the needs in our community.
    • Share their concerns and visions for the future.
    • Have the opportunity to become engaged in the work of the United Way and its partner agencies through the allocation of their time, talents, and resources.
    • Be surrounded and supported by women who share the same passion.

Our Focus: Early Childhood Literacy and Development

Upcoming Events:

  • January 29, 2024, Women United Winter Social at MSB at 5pm-7pm
  • February 27, 2024, Women United Luncheon - 11:30am-12:30pm Roma's Italian Eatery
  • April 23, 2024, Women United Luncheon - 12pm-1pm TBD
  • Our 11th Annual "Power of the Purse" Fundraiser
    Details: Save the date! June 11, 2024
  • June TBD - Women United Summer Social 
  • July 9, 2024, Women United Luncheon - 12pm-1pm TBD
  • October 22, 2024, Women United Luncheon - 12pm-1pm TBD
  • November TBD - Women United Holiday Social

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunity:

United Way of Steele County Office Assistant, the last Tuesday of every month 2pm-4pm.  Help United Way to move their work forward by assisting with tasks in the office.  Administrative in nature.  No heavy lifting.  Some phone, email, and data entry work may be requested.  Sign up here.  

Membership Benefits:

The Chair and designated members of Women United will have the opportunity to serve on the Community Investment Advisory Board (CIAB) of the United Way of Steele County.

As members of the CIAB, they review grant proposals for programs that serve children and youth in our community and make funding recommendations to the United Way Board of Directors.

Other Benefits:

  • Quarterly luncheon series featuring speakers who promote members' health and development.
  • Two social events annually.
  • Volunteer service opportunities.

Membership Dues: $100*

Membership is open to anyone who identifies as a woman.

Membership dues are not considered a donation as they will go towards the costs of events, so members are encouraged to give to the United Way Campaign at a level that is meaningful to them.

*May be paid quarterly, and scholarships are available.

Preferred Payment Method
Method of Payment Options:
Make checks payable to United Way of Steele County.

Please mail to:
United Way of Steele County | Women United
1850 Austin Road Ste 103
Owatonna, MN 55060

 
Please drop off cash donations directly to the United Way of Steele County Office.

United Way of Steele County | Women United
1850 Austin Road Ste 103
Owatonna, MN 55060

 
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