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United Way puts your contribution to work, achieving real results that directly impact local children and families.

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Our Mission

To engage and bring together people and resources committed to the well-being of children and families in our community.

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Why United Way

We bring people and organizations together to do more than any of us can do on our own.

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Our Team

When we work together, we find the
best way to support local children and families.

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The Challenge is Real

United Way understands our community’s toughest
challenges. And every day, we find the best way to
bring people together to solve the issues that matter
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UNITED TO DO SOMETHING BIG

Together, we’re finding the best way with our partners, community leaders, donors and volunteers.

Youth Success

Make sure children are ready for school, stay on track and graduate on time prepared for college or career.

Access to Health

Promote access to quality health care and wellness opportunities for children and families.

Economic Mobility

Help people learn financial skills and qualify for good-paying jobs with opportunities for advancement.

Basic Needs

Help people who are going through tough times get the assistance they need, such as food and shelter.

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United Way COVID-19 Response: Meet Angel Uniting together, we will successfully fight COVID-19 and accelerate innovative ways to give, advocate and volunteer for the common good. Read More
2020 United Way Day of Action On and around June 21, thousands of people across the globe volunteer for United Way Day of Action. United Way’s Day Read More
Event

United Way Stuff the Bus

Join us for our annual United Way Stuff the Bus and help 20,000 students in our community enter the school year ready to learn. Collected supplies will be delivered to students in East Hartford, Enfield, Hartford, Manchester, New Britain, and Windham. HELP STUDENTS GET THE SUPPLIES THEY NEED (WHEN LEARNING VIRTUALLY OR IN THE CLASSROOM) If…

Hartford, CT Jul.06, 2020

Event

2nd Annual United Way Employee Engagement Summit

Are you responsible for employee engagement at your workplace? Are philanthropy and corporate citizenship a focus of your organization? Do you want to increase employee retention and satisfaction? If you answered “yes” to any of these (or you’re looking to start), this summit is for you. This year’s keynote speaker is Jonathan Villaire. As a human resources…

Hartford, CT Aug.21, 2020

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