One person, on his or her own, may not have much reach. But when we put our efforts together, and leverage the volunteer resources and experienced know-how of the United Way, thousands of lives are changed for the better. We ensure donors’ dollars are invested wisely, for maximum impact, with clear, measurable goals in more than 110 programs across the community. That’s why the United Way matters.



Our team had a wonderful time hosting students from Abraham Lincoln High School during Careerockit week! Learn more about how different departments shared their work and the fun activities they came up with to show students what a day at United Way is like.


If you are working and have low to moderate income, you may be able to reduce the amount of tax you owe. Call 2-1-1 today to speak to one of our referral specialists, or text your zip code to 898211 to learn about free tax preparation sites and what you need to qualify. Our 2-1-1 Helpline connects local residents with agencies that provide housing, utility, food availability and counseling assistance.


This campaign year nearly 1,200 Conagra Brands employees donated to UWM, and we are incredibly grateful for their generosity! Thank you to them, and to the Conagra Brands Foundation for awarding us with a grant that will go towards our Community Care Fund, which helps fund 110 local nonprofit programs that help our neighbors grow and thrive.  Read more.


Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, we are pleased to announce UWM has been ranked as the seventh best United Way in the country for campaign performance out of approximately 1,200 offices.


We connect volunteers with local nonprofits that need help. Click below to view current volunteer opportunities in the metro, or contact our Director of Volunteer Engagement at to learn more about setting up a special volunteer event.

Everything that happens at United Way begins and ends with you.

A generous and community-minded citizen who wants to know strong programs are there to make life better for people in need.
People you may never meet, yet you want to know they have the tools and opportunities to build a better life for themselves and their families.


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