About Us

Our Purpose

The purpose of the Capital Area United Way, as described in its bylaws, is to provide local employers, employees and other donors a cost-effective system to address community health and human service needs through charitable gifts of time, money and goods. Capital Area United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

Our Credo

United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in every community.

Our Mission

Uniting people and resources to solve defined problems and improve the quality of life for individuals and families in our communities.

Our Vision

Be a catalyst for change that mobilizes a caring community to improve people's lives.

Our Values

We are committed to:

  • Charity
  • Inclusiveness
  • Integrity
  • Relationship Building

Our Work

Capital Area United Way supports tri-county programs and services that address complex health and human service problems. We believe that everyone in the tri-county area deserves opportunities to have a good life:  a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.

Community Grants, 2015-2019

In early 2015, our team of over 50 volunteers granted $700,000 to 52 programs.