Get Involved

It will take all of us, working together, to acheive our goals and reduce poverty in Erie County. Join the movement and get involved with United Way of Erie County. There are many ways you can help!

Give

When you give to United Way of Erie County, your contribution stays local and helps foster both individual and collective success in the Erie community. Together, we are helping to improve community conditions and reduce poverty in Erie County. Learn more and find out ways to give

Advocate

Anyone can champion the cause. Whether you’re speaking out to improve education, income and health, reaching out to elected officials, or wearing the LIVE UNITED shirt to show your support, you can help inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. So go ahead and advocate in a LIVE UNITED world.

Do it in public. Be visible. Be loud.

Volunteer

Whether it is important to you to solve a community problem, advance a worthy cause or to develop as a person, volunteering offers many benefits in appreciation for the gift of your time and expertise. Volunteering can help you:

  • Make important networking contacts

  • Learn or develop skills

  • Teach your skills to others

  • Enhance your resume

  • Gain work experience

  • Build self-esteem and self-confidence

  • Improve your health

  • Meet new people

  • Feel needed and valued

  • Express gratitude for help you may have received in the past from an organization

  • Communicate to others that you are ambitious, enthusiastic and care about the community

  • Make a difference in someone’s life.