WE'RE MAKING REAL DIFFERENCES IN BROOME COUNTY LIVES EVERY DAY
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.
Every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, millions of people swarm stores looking for minuscule deals on items such as electronics and clothing. This consumer-centric behavior has led to a decreased awareness of what the holiday season is truly about. In...
Another Successful Harvest Dinner for Theodore Roosevelt Elementary and the Healthy Lifestyles Coalition
On October 24, 2019, over 150 students, residents, and representatives of non-profits, and community organizations came together to enjoy a Fall Harvest Meal prepared with vegetables grown by students at Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School in Binghamton. The event...
Innovative Solutions to Intractable Problems: Planning a Future We Can Aspire to, Together- A letter from LoriAnne Welch, Executive Director
Early in my career, I was introduced to United Way through my employer. I recall leafing through a United Way pamphlet and being struck by its message – that if we dream big and work hard together for the common good, we can build a better future for each other. I was...
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.