United Way of Buffalo & Erie County is fighting to increase financial stability in this community. We work to identify initiatives that promote employment and workforce development, provide financial education, and ease the burden of tax season by offering free tax preparation.

Financial Stability: Workforce Development. Helping hard working people succeed in the workplace. Financial Education, giving people the tools to understand their finances and plan for the future.


We Do The Research

At United Way, we do the research to identify our community's most critical problems. Take a look inside "A Profile of Financial Hardship in Erie County," below to learn why so many families are struggling to get by and what we're doing to help them.

A picture of the profile of the United Way Financial Hardship pamphlet.










A quote from Christiana, a free tax preparation recipient. Stating "Without United Way I would not have been introduced to the financial coaching program which enabled me to create a plan to be debt free. Today, I own my home."