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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

Newsroom

Commentary: It’s time to address the broken child care system in Texas

Commentary: It’s time to address the broken child care system in Texas

Texas children deserve better. It is likely you picked up the paper this week and it broke your heart. The stories of parents who lost their children are devastating, and we are thankful to the Austin American-Statesman for taking an in-depth look in...

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We Are Proud To Partner With Superior HealthPlan

We Are Proud To Partner With Superior HealthPlan

Austin-based Superior HeathPlan is a health-care company that serves members in all 254 Texas counties. Superior partners with United Way for Greater Austin annually, approaching two decades, by running an employee giving campaign. Mark Sanders, Supe...

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It’s Fun To Stay At The YMCA

It’s Fun To Stay At The YMCA

Yes, it’s fun to stay at the YMCA, but what else do you know about this nonprofit that has its own signature dance moves? YMCA is a nation-wide nonprofit that works to build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.  Here in our own backyard YMCA of...

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Top 10 Things To Look For When Choosing Child Care

Top 10 Things To Look For When Choosing Child Care

Every child in Austin deserves access to high-quality, accredited early care and education. While quality child care is expensive, it yields significant long-term benefits for children. At United Way for Greater Austin (United Way) we believe every ...

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