United Way of Greater Rochester brings together local people, companies, nonprofits and leaders to build a thriving community for all. More than 50,000 local people raise their hands, open their hearts, dig in, share resources and do their part to harness the power of collective giving.
That's the great thing about standing UNITED: we are so much stronger together than any one organization or individual is alone.
Here are some ways you can join United Way and our community in building a stronger, greater Rochester.
INVEST IN IMPACT
Together with United Way you can invest in critical programs and complex social change to improve health, education and economic mobility for people and families throughout our local community. Click here to invest in our community with a donation to the United Way Community Impact Fund.
Click here to learn more about United Way's impact areas.
CONNECT TO DO GOOD
Join United Way in serving our community with care and compassion through these individual and corporate volunteer opportunities.
Day of Caring
||Families and individuals have their basic needs met, safe places to live, and social and emotional connections to positively impact their quality of life.
||Kids have the support they need to learn, grow and thrive.
||People have access to the necessary tools and opportunities to increase income, build wealth and improve financial stability.
United Way hosts the region's largest annual day of serving in May, with more than 5,000 people from 150 local companies volunteering at 200+ nonprofit project sites to garden, paint, clean, read to kids, and more. Click here to learn more.
ROC the Day
A 24-hour community online giving extravaganza that adds an extra boost to the bottom line of hundreds of local nonprofits. Donors get the benefit of simple end-of-year gifts to multiple causes they care about. Click here to learn more.
Strong, effective board service leads to strong, effective nonprofits. charitySTRONG is a board training and matching service for local leaders to connect with opportunities to share their time and talents with organizations seeking robust volunteer leadership. Click here to learn more.
DEVELOPING COMMUNITY LEADERS
United Way hosts and supports seven leadership development programs to infuse and promote diversity and inclusion in local leadership positions, on boards and committees, and in volunteer service positions for local organizations. Now in operation for more than 30 years, our programs strive to ensure that all voices are heard and all people are represented in creating meaningful, lasting change across our community. Click here to learn more.
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