Change doesn't happen alone.




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. 

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A December to Remember with the Lee Barta Community Center

This past year has looked different for more reasons than one due to the coronavirus. At the Lee Barta Community Center, our Healthy Lifestyles Coalition team did not give up on the community we serve. Our team persevered safely through all odds to ensure the...

Six Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

‘Tis the holiday season! As the weather gets colder and COVID-19 restrictions linger, you may be thinking of ways to stay active and celebratory during this holiday season. Here are some fun activities to do, all while giving back to our community!   Check out...

A look into the community: Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Twin Tiers

We all have that one special person that has affected our lives in more ways than one. Someone who acts as a guide through difficult times, teaches us valuable lessons, and is always your shoulder to lean on. Initially kicking off in the area in 2017, Big Brothers Big...

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.


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Community projects and programs were funded throughout 2019-2020


Volunteers in 2019