Our vision

Our region is a vital and caring community where all children are educated and prepared for life success, all people are financially stable with maximum health and independence, and all neighborhoods and communities are vibrant, inviting places to live.


Our mission

United Way leads and mobilizes the caring power of individuals and organizations to help people measurably improve their lives.





GUIDING PRINCIPLES

We will work to: 

Unite people and organizations
, through our role as a leading community catalyst to embrace and reach toward a common vision for our regional community.

Speak to the condition of our citizens and our community, and advocate for the changes needed to achieve our vision.

Convene our diverse community members to identify and work toward bold community goals and solutions

Focus our resources on maximum impact strategies that lead to measureable improvements in people's lives and community conditions.

Prevent problems as being more humane and cost-effective than solving them.

Be the preferred way for people and organizations to support the achievement of bold community goals through giving, advocating and volunteering.

Generate maximum resources for the vision and bold goals from local, state and national sources.

Champion regional solutions.

Embrace continuous learning and measurable improvement in the work we do.

Conduct our work in a spirit of inclusiveness, collaboration, integrity and accountability.