2015 Campaign Kickoff Breakfast
Please join us for the 2015 United Way Campaign Kickoff Breakfast. Presentation will include a short Annual Meeting and we will kickoff the 2015 campaign.
Click here to register and for more information

United Way of Hampshire County 2015 Campaign Video

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Pulse of the Community
UWHC’s Jim Ayres featured in Northampton Chamber video
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United Way of Hampshire County launches annual campaign to raise $1.3 million nit
September 24, 2014
Daily Hampshire Gazette

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Editorial: When 3,700 people agree on Valley’s ‘common good’
September 8, 2014
Daily Hampshire Gazette

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United Way of Hampshire County hits $1.275 million goal, targets economic insecurity in region
August 26, 2014
Daily Hampshire Gazette

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UWHC announces $900,000 in grants to improve economic security
April 30, 2014
Daily Hampshire Gazette

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UWHC to give $900,000 to 13 programs
April 30, 2014, The Republican

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Blurring donor-recipient lines for a more cohesive community
February 2014
Preview Massachusetts

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The United Way of Hampshire County is about advancing the common good. It is about sustaining and strengthening a network of local agencies prepared to respond to our neighbors in need.

Give now to UWHC!
Your donation, combined with those of thousands more, allows the United Way to invest in opportunities that create a better life for all.

We focus campaign investments in three areas that offer some of the basic building blocks for a good life—a good start for children and youth, health and safety for all and resources that promote economic security. And, as the lives of those in need improve, our entire community benefits.

Health & Safety Community Input Survey

We are looking to you for guidance on how best to prioritize needs and services in our Health & Safety program area.

As an incentive, we will be giving away $25 Downtown Amherst and Downtown Northampton Gift Cards (one of each) to randomly selected people who complete the survey. Click here to take the survey.

How do you get there?

Do you drive a car or ride the bus to go to the hospital?
Visit the doctor?

Help us learn more about health-related transportation in our communities by taking this short survey. “Getting To Healthy” is one of many ways UWHC works to ensure that everyone has an opportunity for a healthier lifestyle. This survey is part of a collaboration with Cooley Dickinson Health Care and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. Click here to take the survey.

Campaign toolkit 2015 Campaign Toolkit

Click here for the tools you need to run your workplace campaign!

Children/Youth—Positively improving the physical, social, emotional and intellectual lives of children and youth. Your support means giving a voice to an abused child in the courtroom, offering a low-income child the joy of summer camp or allowing a youth-at-risk to spend an afternoon with a trusted role model.

Health/Safety—Advocating for the physical and mental well-being for all. Your support means refuge from violence for a mother and her children, getting people back on their feet after a disaster or making visible those often overlooked.

Economic Security—Meeting basic needs that no one should be without—food, shelter and support. Your support means putting food on the table of a working family, shelter for a night or a lifetime, or a helping hand to navigate the day-to-day complexities of life.

LIVE UNITED 365 Community Campaign 2014

July 2013–June 2014
Click here to make a donation!
In times of change and uncertainty there is a constant: the generosity of our local community.

Thanks to all of 2014 Pacesetters for taking the lead and inspiring others to create positive change.