How You Can Help

United Way offers three immediate and impactful ways you can make a difference in the lives of your family, friends, and neighbors in Broome County: you can give, you can advocate, and you can volunteer.


Any amount, even a dollar a week, makes a real difference in our commmunity. We leverage your donation with corporate gifts, foundation grants, volunteer manpower, and other generous sources to maximize our impact on our community. You can make a secure online donation in a matter of minutes and learn about other ways you can make a monitary gift. You have the power to change in the life of a child, an unemployed neighbor, or one of the many families in our area in need of support.


At various sites throughout Broome County, United Way volunteers are making a difference in the lives of people (and animals) in need. Find a unique opportunity that fits your interests. Lend your heart and your muscle to a cause important to you. By investing a few hours, a day or several days a month, you can help mold the future of Broome County. Click here to learn more about local volunteer opportunities!


Inspire others to step up and make a difference. United Way needs to let others know of the good work being done in our community. Advocating is simply letting others know you care, you contribute, and you are making positive things happen in Broome County. It's a simple few steps - like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter. Encourage your friends and family to do the same. Write a letter to the editor or speak up in a community forum to tell others how they can Live United.