Invest in Your Community

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Make an investment in our community and help improve people's lives.

Everyone deserves to reach their full potential. You can help. When you give through United Way of Greater New Haven you are helping meet immediate community needs and create long-term change. Every donation helps more people meet their basic needs, access education and build a path to financial stability.
 

17%

of low-income students in our region are reading at or above grade level.

44%

of people in our region can’t afford their basic needs.

1 in 6

kids in our state are hungry.

3,033

people experience homelessness in our state every day.

Our Work Isn't Possible Without You

The generosity of the Greater New Haven community makes our work possible. By focusing our efforts on the areas of education, financial stability, health and ending homelessness we can ensure all families have the opportunity to live to their full potential.
 

Our Focus

Education

Services, resources and encouragement children need for healthy growth, development and lifelong success.

Fight Hunger

Services that provide access to nutritious, affordable food regardless of income, race, ethnicity, age, gender, or zip code.

Financial Stability

Programs and strategies so every person has the opportunity to thrive financially and build a strong future.

Health

Addressing the social and environmental factors that create inequities in health outcomes in our community.

End Homelessness

Approaches that prioritize prevention and ensure that when homelessness happens, it is brief and non-recurring.

Our Impact

3,900

people housed in our region.

5,150

children inspired to love literacy by volunteers.

694,252

meals served in one year.