how we help

Our Investment Process

  • Raising of funds

    United Way raises funds through workplace campaigns, community donors, corporate donations and through special events and grants.

  • Host community consultations

    United Way hosts community consultations to find out where we can have the greatest impact.

  • Review funding applications

    A panel of community volunteers review funding applications and meet with agencies to learn more about their proposed programs.

  • Allocation of funds

    After reviewing all requests, volunteers recommend how available funds should be allocated and report to United Way's Board of Directors for approval.

  • Investment of donations

    Donations are invested in local programs and services for a three year term to provide stable funding.

  • Help is received!

    Families, children and individuals in need receive help from community agencies to improve their quality of life. Thank you for your support!