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Mission:
Crush Poverty

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Mission:
STUDENT SUCCESS

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD

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LIVE UNITED

United Way of Erie County is on a mission to crush poverty in our community.

We envision a collaborative community where all students succeed and all families thrive. That’s LIVING UNITED.

COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

United Way Community Schools bring resources into the school building that address and remove the specific nonacademic barriers preventing low-income students from being successful in school... And in life.

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211 HELPLINE

Connecting individuals and families to the help they need when they need it so that the home environment is stable and supported.

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Imagination Library

Providing free high-quality, age and developmentally appropriate books monthly to children from birth to their fifth birthday.

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MY FREE TAXES

United Way provides MyFreeTaxes®️ to help people easily and accurately file their own federal and state taxes for free. There are no income limits to using MFT, and you are able to file from the comfort and privacy of your own home! 

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Community Schools

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TOGETHER, WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

United Way of Erie County is a local social impact organization on a mission to CRUSH POVERTY in our community. We envision a collaborative community where all students succeed and all families thrive. That's LIVING UNITED.

Where The Money Goes

20821 GRADUATES from the Imagination Library
8,194

211 Referrals to assistance

8500 STUDENTS in Community Schools

DEI STATEMENT

United Way remains an inclusive organization committed to this mission and vision and rejects all forms of prejudice, discrimination, racism and violence.

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