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

When you raise your hand for Health & Wellness, you help people improve their well-being and quality of life.

  • Pregnant women & babies will get off to a healthy start
  • People will learn about nutrition & active lifestyles
  • Caregivers will build skills & receive respite services

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

It’s a Fact

Obesity is the 2nd leading cause of death in the U.S. And, for the first time in history,
children are predicted to have a shorter lifespan than their parents.

A Profile of Childhood Obesity in Erie County