Living united: buffalo & erie county

Pitch 10's Winner For Every Little Handprint Plans to Expand in Second Year

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

We sat down with Olivia Larson, Executive director of For Every Little Handprint to learn more about their work and what they plan on doing with the $10,000 first-place prize.

Meet Mary Teresa: Making Connections in the Workplace Day-After-Day

Monday, August 12th, 2019

When employees struggle at home, they often bring added stress into the workplace, affecting job performance and employee retention. That's where people like Mary Teresa come in.  Learn what a typical day looks like for our Work/Life Solutions Resource Coordinator.

Women United Celebrates Success of Inaugural Gateway to Golf Event

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

Women United held it's first Gateway to Golf event, bringing together over 125 women to learn golfing skills, play in a scramble tournament, and get to know each other. The event capped off with a keynote by Mary Wilson on the transformative power of sports in her life and what it can mean for all young women.

United Way's Green Team Celebrates Earth Day

Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The Green Team at United Way has been busy since they first got started just a few short months ago. Take a look at the difference they've made already!

Meet Jeff Slawson, United Way: Families April Ambassador

Monday, April 15th, 2019

We sat down with April's United Way Families Ambassador Jeff Slawson to learn more about what makes him tick, and why he's so passionate about giving back.

From Bankruptcy to Homeownership with United Way: Families

Monday, April 15th, 2019

After her divorce, Christina suddenly found herself a single mother of three in deep financial trouble. Hear how her experience at a free tax prep event led to so much more than she could have imagined.

Little Things Make A Big Difference For Our Community

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Our March United Way: Families Ambassador talks about how she chooses to give back over the course of the year and how little things can make a big difference for families in our community.

United Way: Families Ambassador Holly Taughrin Talks Helping Students, Growing Up Poor

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

For our newest United Way: Families Ambassadors, the issue of struggling families hits close to home.

Additional Funding for GO Buffalo Mom Can Help More Moms Like Sierra

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

An additional $49,650 in funding from Univera Healthcare will help support GO Buffalo Mom; a program that helps ensure pregnant mothers access prenatal care on a consistent basis.

AAI of WNY: Veterans in Manufacturing

Monday, November 12th, 2018

AAI of WNY: Meet Apprentice Amanda

Monday, November 12th, 2018

AAI of WNY: Meet Apprentice JoAnn

Monday, November 12th, 2018

AAI of WNY: Meet Apprentice Stephen

Monday, November 12th, 2018

AAI of WNY: Meet Employer Anna

Monday, November 12th, 2018

2018 Philanthropists of the Year: Robert and Chesterine Stevenson

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Robert and Chesterine Stevenson’s commitment to this community exemplified by whole-hearted community service, strong organizational leadership, and selfless philanthropy is why we are proud to name them as the 2018 Philanthropists of the Year.

The Benefits of Sports For Girls Go Far Beyond the Playing Field

Friday, October 26th, 2018

We asked Anna-Lesa Calvert of Algonquin Sports for Kids why she thinks sports can make such a big difference in the lives of young women.

Q & A: Get to Know Debbie Hayes and Keith Stolzenburg

Friday, October 5th, 2018

We sat down with this year's United Way campaign co-chairs Debbie Hayes and Keith Stolzenburg to learn more about how they Live United.