Mission Possible with Robyn Davis president and CEO of Brown County United Way highlights the work that Brown County United Way does to unite people, ideas and resources to create community solutions that strengthen every person and every community in Brown County
Robyn Davis speaks with Charles Caston, Crime Victim Advocate at We All Rise African American Resource Center. Charles has been recognized in our community as a Future 15 nominee. He speaks about his role and journey at We All Rise, why the center is important to the Green Bay area and the programs and partnerships they have.
Robyn Davis summarizes the initiatives and drives that Brown County held in 2023. They had their annual blanket drive, the annual diaper drive, the Hubcap initiative. They also broke ground on the City East Apartments and The City East Center which is a public/private partnership with the City of Green Bay, WHEDA and regional developers. The project provides affordable housing in the community. Robyn also outlines what is ahead for Brown County United way in 2024 as well as looks to 2025 and recognizes Brown County United Way’s 100th anniversary.
Robyn Davis speaks about one of Brown County United Way’s revenue streams as a non-profit organization. A long-standing piece of their fundraising is the Workplace Employee Giving Campaign. Two members of the Brown County United Way’s Board of Directors join Robyn; Angeli Rashid, Senior Director Green Bay Plant Manager for Proctor and Gamble Paper Products and Erin VanZeeland, the Senior Vice President of Logistics and the Chief Commercial Officer for Schneider National. The speak about their companies’ partnerships in the program and their core values.
Robyn Davis welcomes two of the newest members of the staff at Brown County United Way. We meet Robia Vang, Communication and Engagement Strategist and Lola Skenandore, Hub Cap Community Resource Navigator.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United way introduces Jenny Oliver, Project Coordinator for The Hub Cap Initiative. They speak about how through the program they are able to meet people where they are and help them to thrive not just survive.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way speaks about two of their signature efforts in partnership with The Greater Green Bay Labor Council; The Diaper Drive and Blanket Drive. Guests include Cierra Ivey, Communication and Engagement Strategist at Brown County United Way and Rashad Cobb, Chief Operating Officer at Brown County United Way. They speak about how people can volunteer or donate diapers and blankets for these drives.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way speaks about the groundbreaking of The City East Project which will be the new home for Brown County United Way and community collaborative space, The City East Apartments and The City East Center. Her guests are Marissa Downs, Principal of Mosaic Development and Elmer Moore Jr. who is the CEO of WHEDA.
Robyn Davis talks with Laurie Butz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Capitol Credit Union. Laurie Butz is serving as Campaign Chair for Brown County United Way for this year.
Robyn Davis talks with Anjoli Rashad, Home Care Manufacturing Operations Manager at Proctor and Gamble about The United We Can Sculpture event. United Way supplies local pantries with non-perishable food items by encouraging companies to come together to create a food sculpture out of non-perishable food items. The event takes place on June 20th from 1 to 4pm at the Green Bay Rockers Stadium. Then on June 21st is a baseball game where Brown County United Way is the non-profit of the night. Proctor and Gamble has supported the residents in Brown County by participating in the event for the last three years.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way speaks with Stephanie Hoops, Director for United ALICE. They speak about a group in our community referred to as ALICE, which stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. Stephanie Hoops also outlines data in their most recent ALICE report.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way recaps 2022. Brown County United Way hosted their annual celebration at the KI Center celebrating the highlights of the year and the way our community unites to support each other.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way speaks with Green Bay Mayor Eric Genrich. They talk about the most recent public/private partnership that has been launched by the city of Green Bay. In a partnership between United Way Brown County, The City of Green Bay and Mosaic Development 43 new affordable apartment homes will be going in on the 1100 block of East Walnut Street.
Robyn Davis talks about creating culturally responsive childcare for our community.
She is joined by Sarah Inman of Brown County United Way and Said Hassan, former Somalian refuge, and Executive Director of COMSA.
Robyn Davis is joined by Carissa Frank, Chief Philanthropy Officer at Brown County United Way. They speak about
Brown County United Way’s annual drive called “Blanketing Brown County” in which they collect blankets and distribute them to area non-profits.
Robyn Davis speaks with Jill Sobieck, Impact Initiative and Outreach Strategist at Brown County United Way. They outline a new grant opportunity for the community through Brown County United Way. Neighborhood Partnership Grants are a one year short term grant for local non profits to apply for to be able to bring new activities or programs to our neighborhoods.
Robyn Davis, President and CEO of Brown County United Way, speaks with Holly Ladwig about their 211 program. 211 is an information and referral service program available for anyone to call, text or email.