United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley is advancing the common good in our region by providing help today in ways that strengthen tomorrow. United Way brings together the passion, know-how, and resources of thousands of individuals, organizations, businesses and government around a unified vision for our region's children, youth and families. When we work as one, every action counts for more.
United Way's priority cities: Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Everett, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, Malden, Medford, Peabody, Quincy, Randolph, Revere, Salem, Somerville, Waltham, and Weymouth
United Way's work focuses on:
Children – Ensures that children are ready to learn when they enter school.
Youth – Keeps students engaged in school so they graduate with options for the future.
Families – Helps parents gain financial stability and become self-supporting.
Community Impact Fund – United Way's investment strategy unites a network of 185 partner agencies under a set of shared goals and ties funding to the achievement of specific measurements, increasing the likelihood of driving substantial change in our region. Donors may also designate their gift to one of United Way's partner agencies (Download for print).
To provide a few examples of the impact your donation makes, please consider:
Last year your generosity ensured that: