Agencies Archives - United Way of Greater St. Louis

Karrie’s Story

Karrie, born with Down syndrome, faced challenges in forming relationships and performing activities many take for granted every day. Her mother, Sue, brought her to YMCA of Southwest Illinois, a United Way supported agency, 11 years ago when they first moved to Collinsville. That seemingly simple decision was one that changed everything for Karrie.Continue Reading

3 Things to Know about United Way’s 2015 Investments

United Way plays an important part in helping our community and the people who reside here live their best possible lives. Philanthropy and our region are rapidly changing. United Way is pleased to be a strategic partner to thousands of corporate and individual donors who believe in our varied approaches to make our region thrive. Here’s what you should know about 2015 investments in our region: Continue Reading

New Agency Admissions

United Way of Greater St. Louis recently added three new agencies into its fold of locally funded health and human service organizations. The new additions will help more people within our community live their best possible lives. The three newly…Continue Reading

A Lesson In Firsts

Which side do I choose? Why can’t I be happy? These are the questions written by children in several shades of crayon that fill the hallways of United Way supported Kids In The Middle. Each truthful phrase accompanied by drawings…Continue Reading