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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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NXP has the heart

NXP has the heart

Our amazing Corporate Partners play one of the most important roles in making our work possible. From donating their money to volunteering their time, the companies we work with demonstrate our shared belief that giving back is good business.  &n...

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More Than PBS Kids

More Than PBS Kids

If you’re anything like us you love our local PBS provider KLRU. Not only do they bring some of the best shows to the airwaves with BBC Masterpiece Theater (do y’all have any more of those Sherlock episodes available for us?!), but they provide u...

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Incoming, United Way for Greater Austin Welcomes A New Class of Board Members

Incoming, United Way for Greater Austin Welcomes A New Class of Board Members

AUSTIN, Texas – 2019 is off to a great start for United Way for Greater Austin. United Way is excited to announce the addition of six new Board Members; Kristie Gonzales, Kristin Marcum, Scott Rust, Amy Simmons, Charles Thornburgh and Jeffrey Verno...

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42 Percent Of Households In Austin Are Struggling To Pay Their Bills, Report Says

42 Percent Of Households In Austin Are Struggling To Pay Their Bills, Report Says

A new report says a third of households in Travis County struggle to make ends meet; in Austin, that number was higher, at 42 percent. Travis County's cost of living was significantly higher than the statewide average, according to the analysis by...

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