It doesn't seem like a lot. It's less than many of us spend on a cup of coffee a day.
But your $1 a day combines with thousands of other dollars, and these combined efforts change more lives in our community than most of us could ever hope to change on our own.
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Your United 365 gift makes a difference in central Ohio by supporting United Way's network of more than 80 poverty-fighting nonprofit partners.
These organizations are working hard every day to help children and families in these four critical areas:
Ensuring people in crisis get food, shelter and assistance.
When Donna decided to raise her late sister's children in addition to her own, she received support from several United Way nonprofit partners that helped her focus on providing consistency and care for her family. Today, her children have the stability they need to succeed in school and life.
Helping children succeed from cradle to career.
Alphonso couldn’t imagine a future beyond the drugs and violence in his neighborhood. After joining a program at a United Way nonprofit partner, however, he received the support and respect he needed to succeed in school and life. Alphonso now earns As and Bs, and wants to give back to his community.
Teaching people the skills they need to get and keep a job.
After overcoming poverty, addiction and human trafficking, April obtained a degree, and found a good job and purpose in her life. Employed by a United Way partner, she helps other trafficking survivors, offering opportunity and hope as they build new lives.
Engaging residents, business and government in revitalization efforts.
United Way's leadership program helped Jhuma and Mike find resources and meaningful connections to be effective neighborhood leaders. Jhuma is active in the refugee community in Northland, and Mike leads a group that supports schools and families on the South Side.