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.
This year, United Way of Broome County unveiled its new 3-year Community Commitment with a vision of Revitalizing Collaboration, Inspiring Giving, and Unifying Efforts and Resources. One method employed to accomplish this vision is done by hosting supportive services...
John* was spending his usual Sunday afternoon grocery shopping for the week ahead. He grabbed his needed items and headed towards the checkout line. While in line, the individual at the register was having trouble with their payment, causing the person behind...
Over 1,100 volunteers from across the community came together on September 13 and 14, 2019 to lend a hand during United Way of Broome County’s annual “Day of Caring” volunteer event. Here is a snapshot of some projects completed in the community! Thank you to all 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.