Helping people access the care and knowledge they need to be well

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County is fighting to improve the health of everyone in our community.

We work to help initiatives that get pregnant women and babies off to a healthy start, educate people about healthy eating and active living, and give caregivers valuable skills and opportunities to enhance their social lives.


Your Support of United Way Helps:

  • Support maternal health & infant nutrition
  • Promote well-visits, healthy eating & exercise
  • Improve access to healthy food & medical appointments
  • Address conditions that negatively affect health & safety





A Profile of Premature Birth in Erie County

A Profile of Childhood Obesity in Erie County


1 in 10 babies are born premature in Erie County.


This United Way report reviews issues faced by premature babies and their mothers and highlights efforts to prevent them.