Private nursing care costs an average of $87,418 annually putting families in difficult situations. United Way fights for senior independence through programs that improve quality of life; providing them with independent living situations and enrichment opportunities.
60% of students are not proficient in 3rd Grade English Language Arts. United Way fights for education with early childhood literacy programs focusing on parental involvement and by providing access to high quality, enriching after school programs for students.
30% of children under 18 are living in poverty. United Way fights for financial stability by creating opportunities for low-to-moderate income individuals to participate in financial independence and education activities to increase assets and decrease liabilities.
3,400 people in Genesee County are homeless. United Way fights for basic needs with emergency support services; helping residents access emergency disaster relief, financial assistance, food and shelter to prevent homelessness.
Change starts here! You are the part of this great community. It is easy to get involved with United Way to create opportunities for a better life for everyone in our community! We encourage you to provide your personal email address so that we can keep you informed of the needs in our community and the inspiring work of the programs supported by the United Way!
On January 15, 2018, the United Way hosted a day on instead of a day off. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, your United Way wanted to provide an opportunity for the community to serve others. In the words of Dr. King, “Everybody can...Read More
2018 Tax Preparation Services for the 2017 Tax YearLow-to-Moderate income families in Genesee County can file their taxes for free with a professional through United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is a volunteer run...Read More
The United Way of Genesee County began accepting donations in late September 2015. As of May 31, 2016 this fund has raised $3,191,957. This fund is set up for the purchase of filters, bottled water, emergency support services and prevention/...Read More