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
"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."
2022-2024 PROGRAM INVESTMENTS REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) IS NOW OPEN!
The WNY 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge
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
Learn how you can get your taxes done for free and get the most out of your return.
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County Receives $100,000 Matching Grant from Independent Health to Support Long-Term COVID-19 Relief
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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
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.