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United Way is creating lasting change in communities around the world.
Will you join us?

We're improving education, financial stability and health for individuals and communities. But we don't do it alone. We work with 2.6 million volunteers and 9.6 million donors, providing a platform for you to make a bigger, deeper difference. Join us today. Change doesn’t happen without you.

In 2008, United Way initiated a 10-year program designed to achieve the following goals by 2018:

  • Improve education, and cut the number of high school dropouts — 1.2 million students, every year — in half.
  • Help people achieve financial stability, and get 1.9 million working families — half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable — on the road to economic independence.
  • Promote healthy lives, and increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.
  • Our goals are ambitious, but with your help, and by utilizing our core strengths — a national network, committed partners and public engagement capacity — we can achieve them.