Empowering Healthy Lives

Empowering Healthy Lives

United Way and its partners believe that strengthening the health and well-being of our most vulnerable men, women, and children leads to a stronger overall community. We will invest in programs that support safe, healthy, and independent lives for these individuals in our region.

Targeted Issue: Regional healthcare and oral health services

Desired outcomes:

  • Increased number of individuals receiving affordable healthcare and health education.
  • Increased number of children receiving oral heatlhcare services each year.
  • Increased access to financial support for families and individuals who are dealing with cancer or life-limiting illness.
  • Invest in programming that provides health care service sto individuals without insurance or who are under-insured.
  • Provide access to oral health care options for children with programs like Smiles United with Children's Dental Services.
  • Invest in programs that provide supportive services and financial assistance for individuals and their families dealing with cancer or life-limiting illness.


Targeted Issue: The well-being of our area seniors

Desired Outcomes:

  • Increased access to services that allow seniors to remain living safely and independently.


  • Invest in programming that provides support for and improves the well-being of seniors through healthy activities.
  • Invest in supportive services that assist seniors to remain living independently.


Targeted Issue: Veterans' services in our service territory

Desired Outcomes:

  • Improved military-friendly service delivery.
  • Increase access to support services for veterans and military families in crisis.
  • Increased access to stable housing and employment opportunities for veterans.
  • Increased number of social and educational opportunities to connect veterans to other area veterans in our region and enhance their cilivian lives with their families.
  • Invest in enhanced coordinated care throughout our region.
  • Assist veterans and their families with attaining and increasing financial stability.
  • Invest in programs that will provide secure and safe housing for veterans.
  • Provide veteran-centered retreats and activities that connect local veterans.