About United Way
United Way of Allegheny County is a change agent and efficient community fundraiser that improves lives by addressing critical community needs. By convening diverse partners and investing in programs and people to advance solutions, United Way creates long-lasting change and helps children and youth succeed, strengthens and supports families by promoting financial stability, ensures the safety and well-being of vulnerable seniors, assists people with disabilities, and provides information and referral sources meeting basic needs for residents of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Q. I HEARD UNITED WAY IS CHANGING? WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?
A. Traditionally, United Way has been thought of as a fundraiser – most people think about the dollars raised and the agencies that receive funds. While our United Way is one of the best in the country in terms of fundraising, fundraising and investments alone aren’t enough.
That’s why United Way has shifted from measuring success by how much the campaign raises and the results of individual programs to measuring...