Living united: buffalo & erie county

CARES Act Encourages Charitable Giving

Thursday, April 30th, 2020

At the end of March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes a provision to encourage charitable giving during this difficult time. Learn more on how it works.

211WNY: A Lifeline for Our Community

Friday, April 10th, 2020

With one toll-free call, text or online request to 211WNY, anyone in need can get free and confidential connections to services they need.

Quick and Easy Ways to Stay Active

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Keep active while you keep your distance. You can stay healthy and physically fit by making small choices to stay active.

15 Simple Activity Ideas for Kids, Ages 3-5

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Keep young kids engaged while they are at home.

7 Things to Know About 211

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Get connected to local resources that address your needs.

United Way: Families - Meet The Taylor Family

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

The Taylors are a working family of four living on Buffalo east side who are struggling to make ends meet. Learn how United Way: Families is helping the Taylors gain financial stability by surrounding them with services that support their goals.

Give the Gift of Health

Friday, December 20th, 2019

The Power of Giving

Thursday, October 24th, 2019

Use your superpowers and be a hero on Giving Tuesday, December 3rd!

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 Thanks to Free Tax Prep

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 JoAnn

Monday, November 12th, 2018