Because of You,



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

Happy National 211 Day!

Happy National 211 Day! Today,  February 11th, we celebrate National 211 Day to recognize the importance of the vital service. Every year, millions of people across North America contact 211 for assistance. Ensuring every person has access to this critical resource...

Capacity Building Grant Program Now Open to Local Non-Profits

Calling all non-profits! United Way of Broome County is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Capacity Building Grant Program is now open for proposals. United Way of Broome County is committed to strengthening the capacity of local nonprofits to address the ever-evolving...

5 Ways 211 Can Make Life Easier

211 Day (February 11 or 2/11) is right around the corner. Many people are unfamiliar with 211 and the information and referral services provided. Learn about 211 and the importance of the services in our community. Whether you’re searching for information or a...

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.

lives impacted

Community projects and programs were funded throughout 2019-2020

Volunteers participated in the 2019 Day of Caring