About United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley
There are thousands of nonprofits and foundations working to target the problems that affect our region. United Way was built on the idea that if we are to make meaningful, lasting change, we have to make it easier for these efforts to come together. To make the greatest impact possible, United Way aligns a network of more than 200 independent health and human service agencies under the same set of community goals.
- Children will be nurtured and enter school ready to learn.
- Youth will have adult guidance and positive options for the future.
- Families will have safe permanent homes, and the skills and opportunities to build better futures.
To ensure that it is truly a unified effort, United Way also draws on its history and reputation to forge groundbreaking partnerships with government, business and other foundations. Working with key partners, we facilitate the mutual exchange of research and best practices, so that proven strategies shape our work and the work of all nonprofits in the region. This is how progress happens --United efforts, measurable objectives, accountability at all levels and a consistent eye on the reason we’re here: To get at the root causes of problems and find lasting solutions that build a better life for us all.
United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley brings our communities together to help improve people’s lives and strengthen the neighborhoods in our region.