We are in this together.

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United, We Stand.

A letter from our Executive Director.

 COVID-19 Community Response Fund


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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Managing COVID-19 During the Summer Months

It’s tough to beat the heat when it seems like there is no escape to the effects that COVID-19 has had on the summer months. Even with social distancing in full force, there are still ways to make it a great summer!

Community Spotlight: First Presbyterian Church of Johnson City

It all started with a pot of coffee.   About 20 years ago, Steven*, a poverty-stricken man who suffered addiction, walked into the First Presbyterian Church of Johnson City and was given a cup of coffee. One cup turned into two, then three, until pots of coffee...

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 in 2019