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Our Work

Together we make a better community.

United Way fights for the health, education, & financial stability of every person in every community by creating strategic, scalable solutions focused on education, financial stability, and health. These are the proven building blocks to a good life. Creating solutions in these areas moves people on a pathway from dependence to independence. Partnering with United Way is the most effective way to invest in our community to improve conditions and change lives. When we LIVE UNITED, we will build a better community.
 
EDUCATION

Everyone deserves a strong start in life. We make that possible by empowering parents to support their children, improving the quality of their learning environments, and offering solutions to challenges outside the classroom. community is only as healthy as the people who call it home.  Programs include the Books from Birth and Stop the Summer Slide: Literacy Day of Action. We also work with 16 partner programs to help students attain educational success from kindergarten to graduation.

 
 

HEALTH

A community is only as healthy as the people who call it home. With your help, we expand access to quality, affordable care, give parents the tools they need to raise healthy children, and provide individuals and families the resources to improve both their physical and mental health.  Programs include the Mental Health Action Initiative and FamilyWize. We also work with 34 partner programs to equip children and families with the education and resources to maintain healthy living.

 

FINANCIAL STABILITY

All people should have the opportunity to improve their economic status. We fight to give people the tools to better manage their money, get on solid financial ground, and find potential for advancement. Programs include the 2-1-1 Help Hotline and VITA Free Tax Prep. We also work with 12 partner programs to help individuals increase their earning potential and foster long-term financial stability.

 

 

 

 
 
United Way has five focuses within each impact area of education, health, and financial stability. Learn more here!
 

 

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