MILWAUKEE – The
United Performing Arts Fund has a $11.86 million 2015 campaign goal,
as announced at its annual Campaign Kickoff on Wednesday, March 4.
This is the
largest goal in the history of the organization.
the 2014 goal, we wanted to raise the bar and the awareness of the
performing arts in Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin," said Patty
Cadorin, 2015 UPAF Campaign Co-Chair. "We will need everyone's
support to achieve our goal this year and continue the outstanding
support UPAF is able to provide to the performing arts in our
event, held at the Todd Wehr Theater at the Marcus Center for the
Performing Arts, featured performances from three UPAF Cornerstone
Member Groups: First Stage, Milwaukee Ballet and the Milwaukee
committed to campaign growth in:
Riders in the UPAF Ride for the Arts, sponsored by Miller
Lite, will receive extra encouragement to raise pledges outside of
their registration fees. An increase in Ride pledges will help UPAF
reach its Ride for the Arts goal of $600,000.
Workplace Giving Campaign Participation and Leadership
Giving, especially within UPAF's Affinity Programs - UPAF Notable
Women, sponsored by BMO Harris, and Next Generation UPAF, sponsored
by We Energies Foundation.
campaign will run through Tuesday, June 9.