Promoting self-sufficiency by improving knowledge & skills

When you raise your hand for Financial Stability, you help people rise from crises to self-sufficiency.

  • Families will learn how to recover from financial crises
  • Underemployed adults will improve their job skills
  • People will receive training to overcome obstacles to self-sufficiency

Your Support of United Way Helps:

  • Increase the number of people above the poverty line
  • Connect families in crisis with critical health & human services
  • Promote employment & workforce development
  • Support financial education & asset-building programs
  • Return millions in earned tax credits to our community








Collaborations in Financial Stability


Creating Assets, Savings & Hope (CASH) Coalition—United Way’s CASH Coalition helped secure $16.7M in tax refunds for hardworking WNY families











Poverty Simulations—An interactive event for groups interested in understanding the day-to-day realities of people who live in poverty & face bewildering obstacles - (For more information please contact Heather Quigley - [email protected] or 716-887-2670)