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Since 1924, United Way for Greater Austin has been dedicated to providing families and individuals in need with the tools and resources needed to thrive.

What We Do

United Way for Greater Austin brings people, ideas and resources together to fight poverty in our community. Together with community leaders and partners, we’re leading the charge to create sustainable and lasting solutions to poverty and the cycle that holds people in it.

Our Focus

Our Impact in 2017

$ 999 +

invested directly into the community

999

calls for assistance answered

999

volunteers provided

999

hours of service

999

children & families impacted through Success by 6 and
2-Gen programs

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Baker Botts’ Austin Office To Support United Way for Greater Austin’s Family Connects Initiative

Baker Botts’ Austin Office To Support United Way for Greater Austin’s Family Connects Initiative

AUSTIN, September 6, 2018 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce its Austin office is supporting United Way for Greater Austin’s Success By 6 program and its newest initiative, Family Connects. The three-w...

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United Way for Greater Austin Announces  Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

United Way for Greater Austin Announces Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

AUSTIN, Texas – It’s the season of New Year’s resolutions and at United Way for Greater Austin we are always looking for ways to give back to our community. In partnership with Keep Austin Beautiful, United Way invites the community to join us ...

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Travis Co. Residents Offered Free Lyft Rides To Enroll In Health Insurance

Travis Co. Residents Offered Free Lyft Rides To Enroll In Health Insurance

AUSTIN, Texas -- With less than a month left to enroll in a health care plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace, Central Health and United Way for Greater Austin have teamed up to ensure residents have a ride to and from enrollment sites in Tra...

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Most Austin Families Cannot Access High-Quality Child Care, Leaving A Majority Of Children Unprepared

Most Austin Families Cannot Access High-Quality Child Care, Leaving A Majority Of Children Unprepared

When 2-year old Juniper Smith arrives at Sweet Briar Child Development Center on Thursday morning in November, after kissing her father goodbye, she and her 10 other classmates discuss their “feeling faces.” An assortment of expressive, paper ...

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