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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


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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Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities (COVID-19 Response) Want to make a difference in the community from your home? As our society practices social distancing, United Way wants to ensure that you have the opportunity to do so virtually. [VOLUNTEER TODAY]

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