COVID-19 Community Response Fund

Coming together to support organizations providing critical services to those impacted by coronavirus.

We're in this together, no matter the challenge, we take ACTION.


COVID-19 Information

Our team of experts is working to have the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic at the federal, state, and local Broome County level available to our community.  LEARN MORE>


Our community is powered by you. We are in this together. Volunteer to assist individuals and organizations impacted by COVID-19.


With help comes hope. Contact 211 for assistance during this time.


Are you in need of assistance? Can a volunteer assist you during this time? We can help.

United We Fight,
United We Win

United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Broome County. For over 100 years, United Way of Broome County has worked to improve lives by creating the opportunities people need to build a better future for themselves and their families. Our mission is to drive change that will have positive impact on the critical needs of our community by strategically leveraging the collective resources of community partners.


Through your generosity, United Way continues to be one of the largest non-governmental funders of health and human service programs in Broome County. 100% of your investment goes directly into community projects and programs.


By leveraging dollars and other resources with businesses, non-profits, and foundations, United Way of Broome County is able to partner with you to advocate for the betterment of our community. You can inspire others to step up and make a difference.


Put your time and talent to work. There is power and impact in working together, United as a community. With numerous volunteer opportunities available, we will make a lasting change. United Way volunteers are making a difference in our community. 

Top Posts

The 2020 Census & COVID-19

Schools, restaurants, stores, and businesses close, sports canceled, and events postponed. Although our community has been experiencing rapid changes due to the effects of COVID-19, many essential practices continue to operate. The 2020 census being no exception....

Children & Coronavirus

In light of schools closing due to COVID-19, children across America are either at home or daycare, and have a lot of free time.   It is important that these children continue to get their education, and to be continuously stimulated. As the days go on, you may...

COVID-19: A Community in Need

In just the last few days we have seen the community come together to protect those most vulnerable around us. Whether it be local organizations handing out free meals to children and seniors, or grocery stores designating time slots to those most susceptible to the...

Emerging Leaders Society

Join the next generation of emerging leaders! United Way of Broome County’s Emerging Leaders Society is a dynamic group of individuals all about making connections – with a purpose. With the Emerging Leaders Society, you’ll have opportunities to give back to Broome County at events, gatherings, and more, while meeting other ambitious and passionate young professionals.

Funded Community Partners

Through various non-profit funding opportunities within United Way of Broome County, including the Basic Needs and Strategic Priorities Grant Program, the Capacity Building Grant Program, and the Healthy Lifestyles Coalition (HLC) Grant Program, over $1.9M in funds, raised through the 2018-2019 Annual Community Campaign and United Way of Broome County resources, were approved by community volunteers to assist 38 local non-profit organizations with 72 projects and programs.

Our Community Commitment Plan

Our new Community Commitment Plan builds on a solid foundation laid over the past century and confirms our commitment to do more. It provides clarity of focus about our priorities and a renewed sense of purpose in how we approach our work.

Volunteer Conference & Recognition Luncheon

National Volunteer Week is April 19-25, 2020 and United Way of Broome County is celebrating with the 2020 Annual National Volunteer Week Training Conference and Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 24, 2020.

lives impacted

Community projects and programs were funded throughout 2019-2020

Volunteers participated in the 2019 Day of Caring