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Your Dollars at Work

When you support United Way by giving to the Impact Fund, it makes a big difference in the lives of people who need it most. And your United Way contribution is an investment in your community. See what your weekly gift can accomplish right where you live. For more information on the impact of your gift, visit

  • You’re helping a neighbor on the road to employment with a full month of support, counseling, training and transportation.
  • You’re giving one child in a low-income family six weeks of learning in a school setting, along with kindergarten enrollment assistance.
  • One struggling family is getting emergency food assistance for six months.
  • Thanks to your support of home safety checks and hot meals, two more seniors can live independently.
  • Thanks to you, three at-risk children and their parents are learning the value of education, through supports, training and kindergarten registration efforts over six months.
  • Thanks to your support, two newly vulnerable families have access to child care, food and shelter.
$100 A MONTH
  • Your generosity has removed barriers to stable employment—housing, transportation, education and skills—for two of our community’s hardest-to-employ individuals.
  • Your generosity has enabled four students in need to work with mentors, develop better study habits, see increases in test scores and move on to the next grade.
  • With six months of intensive support, you’ve helped seven young children from our most at-risk communities enter kindergarten prepared and ready to learn, setting a course for academic success.
$1000 A YEAR
  • You’re giving eight seniors each year the supports they need to stay in their homes.
  • With your help, eight struggling families are getting access to tax preparation and securing critical EITC benefits.
  • With six months of intensive support, you’ve helped six kids from our most at-risk communities recover from failed classes and graduate from high school with proficiency.