This is Luis

With help from our donors, his family found support after he and his twin sister experienced neglect and other traumas. Now, he’s a vibrant toddler who understands how to control his emotions and even helps his classmates use coping mechanisms when they are upset. Learn more about Luis’ story and consider supporting education programs like the one he benefitted from today.

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Our 2019 Campaign Chairs, Paula and James Blackledge, invite you to join us for a breakfast as we kickoff our campaign season. Let’s get ready for another wonderful year of giving and making our community a better place!


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.


Last month 150 community members gathered at Metropolitan Community College to celebrate the launch of “Share Our Table, ”a collective effort to address community food insecurity. More than 100,00 people in our metro do not consistently know where their next meal will come from. Learn more about the summit and our community’s plans for food security in our blog post.


September 6th, 2019 – Tara Hills Golf Course

Join United Way of the Midlands’ Emerging Leaders for a golf tournament fundraiser for Book Trust! Book Trust is a national literacy program that puts more books in the hands of kids and serves 2,200 students in our metro.

Thank you Lincoln Financial Group!

LFG hosted their annual golf tournament which raises funds for our neighbors in need. Thank you so much to employees for braving the heat to make our community a better place and support United Way of the Midlands!

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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Looking for ways to make your workplace campaign successful, fun and inspiring? Look no further than our Campaign Headquarters where you will find materials, steps, examples and more to ensure you and your team make a BIG difference!


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