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We are Changemakers

We’ve been around a long time because we are committed to our community. We’ll also try something new if it means we get closer to our goal of lifting our community out of poverty.

You Make a Difference

When you donate time or money to United Way, you’re helping break the cycle of poverty in your community. And when you or someone you know needs help, we’re here.

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    You can fight poverty and help people in your own community. Tell us what you love, and we’ll pair you with the perfect volunteer opportunity.
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    Your gift funds the programs and initiatives that make life better for the nearly 1 in 4 people in your community who live in poverty. Help your neighbor. Change the world.
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United Way in Action

There are real human beings behind the statistics. These community impact stories are a testament to why we do what we do.

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    As Leaders United, a special United Way program created to develop our next generation of community and corporate leaders, gears up for its third year, […]
  • Posted on October 8, 2018 by United Way Staff

    CHS – Giving Back to our Hometown

    With deep roots as an agricultural cooperative, CHS Inc. is committed to strengthening lives and communities. They know the strength of every community is based […]
  • Posted on September 27, 2018 by Andrea Caro

    Building Skills for a Global Workplace

    Leaders United, a unique course designed to engage and develop the next generation of corporate and community leaders, builds leadership skills designed for a global […]

For Companies

Your campaign is an integral part of United Way. We’ll help you make it a success with the materials and resources you need.

For Nonprofits

No matter where you are in the process—currently funded United Way program, seeking first-time funding, donor-designated funds—we can help.