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One of the region's largest nonprofits, United Way’s work ensures that children enter school ready to learn, youth stay engaged in school so they graduate with options for the future, and parents attain financial stability.
No other single organization has the scope, expertise and influence to bring together hundreds of human services agencies, government, businesses, private foundations and dedicated volunteers around a common vision of creating maximum impact and achieving long-lasting results. In the next year United Way will serve 23,000 children in quality early care and education programs, provide 138,000 youth with positive after-school experiences, and help 15,000 families obtain marketable job skills.
United Way is the benchmark for fiscal responsibility and effectiveness. United Way rigorously studies, personally inspects and re-qualifies each organization it supports — every year. In addition, averaging roughly 17 percent in administrative and fund raising costs, our performance exceeds Better Business Bureau guidelines. Thanks to the dedication of thousands of volunteers, we continue to reduce administrative costs as much as possible.