what_we_do_overview_002United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community. We go beyond single-issue solutions and temporary fixes to impact millions of lives every year.

communities face problems that have persisted for generations. Problems that no single person or organization can solve on their own. That’s where we come in.

For almost 130 years, United Way has been the unifying force that brings together community leaders, organized labor, faith-based groups, corporations, nonprofit organizations and governments. Together, we create sweeping change that lifts up entire communities, in your own backyard and around the world.

When you work with United Way, you join a worldwide network dedicated to building a better life and a stronger community. For everyone.

Childhood Success

we ensure that children get a strong start, with a solid foundation for success in school and life.

Youth Success

We connect youth with the education and support they need to thrive in the job market.

Economic Mobility

We give people the education and tools to improve their lives – and the lives of their children.

Access to Health

We expand access to affordable health care, healthy foods, and opportunities for physical activity.