What a year! Together we’ve helped more families keep a roof over their heads, more kids arrive to school prepared, and more people find the help they need. Together we’ve changed the lives of more than one million people in our region. Here’s a recap of some of United Way’s biggest moments of 2016:Continue Reading
Do you remember Lauretta Treppler? Lauretta was one of United Way’s video stars from 2008. She was diagnosed with cerebellar atrophy, a condition that affects comprehension, speech and mobility. Today, she’s thriving as a freshman at Fort Zumwalt East High School in St. Peters, Missouri…Continue Reading
A gift of $75 creates life-changing opportunities for people in our region. With your help, we can make our region a better place to live, work and play. Take a look at what $75 provides…Continue Reading
You may remember this contagious smile. It belongs to Erykah, one of United Way’s video stars from 2014. To help refresh your memory, Erykah grew up in East St. Louis and dealt with problems such as bullying. She had the…Continue Reading
More than half of the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth is due to unequal access to summer opportunities.
Our region is working to stop the slide for North County children. The North County Collaborative, a partnership with the Regional Business Council, the YMCA, Children’s Hospital and Boys and Girls Club of St. Louis and several other organizations, focuses on keeping some of our most vulnerable youth on the right track.Continue Reading
Wells Fargo Advisors knows that when we come together to help children learn, grow and succeed in school, our whole community succeeds.Continue Reading
With 2016 on the horizon, retrospection and reevaluation are in the air. Here to help with your list of resolutions are 101 nontraditional goals to help boost your career, creativity, community and overall happiness. Choose one or several to make some long-term changes in your life.Continue Reading
Growing up, Candice’s mom wanted to provide every opportunity possible for her daughter to achieve higher education. With Candice’s drive and determination, United Way supported College Bound helped take her vision from a possibility to a reality.Continue Reading
Because of you, this year’s United Way campaign raised more for our community than ever before. Because of you, more people will find the help they need. Because of you, our community will continue to grow and thrive. Because of you, more people will live their best possible lives.
Here’s a glimpse at how your support positively impacts our community today, tomorrow and well into the future:Continue Reading
Whether you’re in high school or college, United Way has several ways for you to make a difference in your community while gaining a variety of professional skills and experience. When you get involved with United Way, you have the opportunity to:Continue Reading