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How United Way Works

We know that United Way raises money for the good of the community--but how does it work?

  • United Way provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas and discussion of complex community issues that require innovative, integrated, and collaborative solutions.
  • United Way leverages a powerful worldwide brand and engages 1,800 local United Ways in helping their communities.
  • United Way focuses on what is most needed and facilitates conversation among partners.
  • United Way manages data collection and analysis.
  • United Way mobilizes funding.