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For nearly 100 years, United Way for Greater Austin has been creating opportunity for all people, children, and families. Help us continue this critical work.

What We Do

United Way for Greater Austin brings people, ideas, and resources together to fight poverty in our community. Since 1924, we have been dedicated to providing families and individuals in need with the tools and resources they need to thrive.

Our Focus

Our Impact in 2019

$ 999 +

invested directly into the community

999

requests for help answered

999

volunteers provided

999

hours of service

999

children & families impacted

What We’re Up To

Uniquely Austin: The Early Childhood Council is helping all children in Austin thrive.

Uniquely Austin: The Early Childhood Council is helping all children in Austin thrive.

We all know Austin is unique for so many reasons, but did you know about our unique approach to early childhood investments? Our city has a formal body that advises City Council on early childhood issues and initiatives, dating back to 1985! Today th...

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An interview with Emerging Leaders Co-Chair, Kaisha Morton

An interview with Emerging Leaders Co-Chair, Kaisha Morton

Photo above: Emerging Leaders Emily Gonzales, Kaisha Morton, and Jeremiah Bentley.  At United Way for Greater Austin, we are committed to fighting poverty and racism in our communities. These forces are so interconnected, we cannot address on...

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Spread Holiday Cheer

Spread Holiday Cheer

Blog contributions from Jordan Gutierrez-Ramirez, United Way for Greater Austin | Corporate Volunteer Manager United Way for Greater Austin brings people, ideas, and resources together all year long, and this holiday season we’re inviting you ...

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Doing good, one cookie at a time

Doing good, one cookie at a time

Can you believe we are seven months into a global pandemic? In March, the team at United Way for Greater Austin transitioned from working in our beloved office on East Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to a distributed working model where most of our ...

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