CHANGING THE ODDS IN BALTIMORE COUNTY
Heather’s path in life hasn’t been easy, but her determination to provide a better life for her two children never falters.
After being laid off from her job, the Baltimore County resident patched together three part-time jobs in order to make ends meet. United Way of Central Maryland was there to help her family.
VOLUNTEER DURING HEALTHY FOOD WEEK
Join us during Healthy Food Week, May 1-9, to help end food insecurity in our region. Sign up to volunteer with one of our partners to help people facing homelessness and poverty get access to healthy food.
2015 Emerging Leaders United Conference
On May 15, 2015, take your leadership skills to the next level at the only young professionals leadership conference of its kind in Baltimore. Enjoy a full day of professional development learning sessions, networking and inspirational speakers. You'll have opportunities to engage with local leaders and meet other philanthropic young professionals.
CALL 2-1-1. THERE’S ALWAYS AN ANSWER.
Food. Housing. Health care. Utility bills. These are just a few of the issues that the 2-1-1 Maryland United Way Helpline assists callers with every day.
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number that links people to a variety of health and human services, 24/7, in 150 languages. 2-1-1 also serves as a barometer of need in our community, allowing us to identify trends and fill gaps in addressing education, financial stability and health in central Maryland.
2-1-1 is generously sponsored by CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Constellation, the State of Maryland and United Way of Central Maryland.Learn more
Hundreds of businesses in the region that work with United Way are critical to our success. From traditional workplace giving campaigns to the thousands of volunteer hours employees donate, these companies know the true meaning of LIVING UNITED.
From local start-ups to multinationals, our corporate partners make a generous investment in community. We are grateful to all of them. Thank you to all of the foundations and workplaces that support our campaigns!
HEALTHY FOOD IS A RIGHT.
Imagine not knowing where your next meal is coming from. Or relying on the corner store or nearby fast food restaurant because there’s no grocery store in your neighborhood. Our Access to Healthy Food Initiative is working to change this situation across central Maryland by making nutritious food more affordable and accessible to low-income families.Learn more about the Access to Healthy Food Initiative
At a time when housing is unaffordable for many and the number of homeless students in our state is rapidly growing, UWCM is introducing a new program aimed at preventing and ending family homelessness. Through a multi-pronged approach that includes intensive case management, master leasing and financial security, our Family Stability initiative will build stronger families, neighborhoods and communities.Learn more about the Family Stability Initiative
FAMILIES LIVING UNITED
Today, families are finding new ways to spend time together — and volunteering is one way to do just that.
United Way of Central Maryland’s Families Living United group, brings together parents, kids and other family members to jointly participate in hands-on volunteer projects.
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