News Articles

2021 Report to the Community

Friday, October 29th, 2021

Join us for our annual Report to the Community on Wednesday, November 10th, where we’ll showcase our continued work to close the divide in health, financial stability, and education in Buffalo & Erie County.

United Way asks community to Show Up United this campaign season

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

"No matter what path you choose to give, Showing Up United means that you are part of building the kind of long-term solutions that strengthen our community and improve the quality of life for those most in need both today and in the future."

20 stories, 2 great organizations. Go Over the Edge on October 2nd!

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

2022-2024 PROGRAM INVESTMENTS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) IS NOW OPEN!

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

The WNY 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

Monday, June 21st, 2021

The 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge is a powerful opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and our community. Accept the challenge today. 

Don't Pay To File Your Taxes

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Learn how you can get your taxes done for free and get the most out of your return. 

Get To Know Kendra Brim

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Receives $100,000 Matching Grant from Independent Health to Support Long-Term COVID-19 Relief

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

This marks the second match United Way has received from a corporate partner to support their Join the Fight fund.

 

Get To Know Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

We're continuing to highlight our board members as part of Black History Month! Learn more about our Vice Chair Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner in our newest blog.

Get To Know Rev. Rachelle Robinson

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

To celebrate Black History Month, we're highlighting some of the incredible people near and dear to our organization. In our first blog get to know Rev. Rachelle Robinson.

UNITED WAY OF BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY RECEIVES $100,000 MATCHING GRANT FROM NATIONAL FUEL GAS COMPANY FOUNDATION FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (UWBEC) announced a matching grant of $100,000 from the National Fuel Gas Company Foundation to encourage contributions from individuals and companies across Erie County to UWBEC’s Join the Fight campaign.

CARES ACT ENCOURAGES CHARITABLE GIVING

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

At the end of March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which includes a provision to encourage charitable giving during this difficult time. Learn more on how it works.

WNY Girls in Sports Goes Virtual!

Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Get in the game and join us for our first all virtual WNY Girls in Sports event on Saturday, October 24th. We will broadcast over 3 hours of sports-related content from United Way of Buffalo & Erie County's YouTube page beginning at 10 a.m. Get up and get moving through seven sports stations as well as hear from professional and college athletes as they share how sports have impacted their lives.

Estate Planning Awareness Week: Create and Update Your Will For Free

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Now more than ever people are thinking about what legacy they are leaving behind. It's not too early to think about creating and updating your will. 

United Way's Response To COVID-19

Friday, March 13th, 2020

As an organization dedicated to the health and well-being of our community, we are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and taking steps to minimize the impact of an outbreak. Here you will find links to community resources and United Way's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

From Bankruptcy to Homeownership Thanks to Free Tax Prep

Monday, January 27th, 2020

After her divorce, Christina suddenly found herself a single mother of three in deep financial trouble. Hear how her experience at a free tax prep event led to so much more than she could have imagined.