Together we have made a difference
of Central Oregonians are serviced by a United Way funded program or service
individuals trained in resilience and trauma-informed care
United Way grant-funded nonprofit programs
To LIVE UNITED is to make a choice. It’s a choice to improve our community through giving of ourselves to make an impact. To LIVE UNITED is a philosophy. It’s a philosophy of working together, united, to solve problems and improve wellbeing in our community.
We’re the backbone of the TRACEs movement, building resilience in individuals, families, and our Central Oregon community.Collective Action
We support local, direct-service nonprofits and programs that focus on a wide range of human health and wellness issues in Central Oregon.Grantmaking
We gather data on financial hardship, resilience, and more. 40% of Central Oregonians are living below the federal poverty level or are one unexpected expense away from financial crisis.Needs Assessment
Through United Way of Central Oregon, everyone can be a philanthropist. From individual community members to businesses and employers, everyone can give back to our community.Philanthropy
Not everyone is dealt the same hand in life – from income to health to education to trauma to resilience. United, we are focused on fixing these imbalances for today’s kids so that when they are tomorrow’s adults, they can thrive. Because change doesn’t happen alone.
It’s a credo. A mission. A goal. A constant reminder that when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day.