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
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.