What is United Way?
United Way of Greater St. Louis is an organization dedicated to helping the people who live in the Greater St. Louis area for any kind of life situation.
Their mission is this: United Way of Greater St. Louis mobilizes the community with one goal in mind — helping people live their best possible lives.
- efficiently raises and allocates funds to support a strong network of quality agencies and services;
- provides information, management and technical resources;
- identifies critical issues and unmet needs; and
- builds collaborations with the public and private sectors to meet those needs.
Today, the United Way of Greater St. Louis helps one in three people in the St. Louis region annually. Through United Way’s local partnership with more than 170 nonprofit agencies, as well as programs and services such as United Way 2-1-1, STLVolunteer, and others, more than one million people are served by United Way each year.
Where can I get more information?
You can visit http://www.stl.unitedway.org/ to learn more about United Way, see the entire list of agencies they partner with, read individual stories, find volunteer opportunities, and find out how you can access these resources.