United Way works to create opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on education, income, and health—the building blocks for good quality of life. Learn more about our efforts in early childhood education, school success and career readiness, and supporting families in need.
News & Notes
As a Family and Youth Specialist, Kristal is making a difference at Gramercy Elementary. She provides students and families with resources to help them succeed.
Jason spent most of his adult life in jail until he found help at the SparkPoint Center. He was able to get a job, start college, and turn his life around.
Patrice is a new volunteer for United Way's Welcome Baby home visitation program, but United Way had been a part of her life long before she signed up.
We work with local partners to deliver parent education and support, high-quality preschool, and health and developmental screenings to make sure every child has a chance to succeed when they start school.
We provide in-school student advocates, reading tutoring and other academic help, and community-wide support to help every child prepare to graduate from high school ready to enter college or career training.
Our goal is for every family and individual to have access to food, secure housing, and health services, while we focus on programs that promote financial independence and career training.