Why Education, Income and Health?
United Way Creates Opportunities By Focusing On The Building Blocks for a Good Life.
United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, and health. These are the building blocks for a good life— a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. Our goal is to create long-lasting changes that prevent problems from happening in the first place. We invite you to be a part of the change. Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.
EDUCATION: Helping children and youth achieve their potential through education · Improving access to quality, affordable child care, and early learning opportunities · Partnering with schools and parents to improve graduation rates · Providing after-school and mentoring programs for at-risk youth.
FINANCIAL STABILITY: Helping families become financially stable and independent · Supporting basic needs while increasing financial education · Helping hardworking people obtain job training and family-sustaining wages · Increasing affordable housing for seniors and families.
HEALTH: Improving people’s health · Increasing access to critical healthcare services · Reducing substance abuse, child abuse, and domestic violence · Increasing health education and preventative care.