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VOLUNTEER

When you volunteer, you see first-hand how United Way is helping to create lasting change in Erie County.

Volunteering is essential to a thriving community - it creates ownership, builds relationships, fosters civic responsibility and fulfills vital needs. So many people have given the gift of themselves by choosing to volunteer with United Way through collaborative partnerships and initiatives aimed at breaking the cycle of poverty and improving lives.

Get Connected

The goal of United Way’s Get Connected is to elevate the role of volunteer opportunities in your community.

In 2018, more than 400 organizations had 1,345 volunteer opportunities active on GetConnectedErie.org.

Volunteer Hours Donated in 2017-2018

5,792

Total monetary impact thanks to United Way volunteers

$143,004

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