Welcome to United Way
of Island County, Washington
Thank you to all of those who
came out for the Food Drive on MLK Jr Day!
Whether you volunteered your time
collecting donations, passing out fliers or holding
signs, or if you donated food or money, it was all greatly
Together, the community raised
2,000 food items and over $400!
Click here to see
the full list of 2016 Events
to all the donors and corporate champions for participating in our
IF YOU HAVEN'T
DONATED YET, IT'S NOT TOO LATE!!
Help do your
part by contributing to your employee campaign, make a
one-time donation via mail or in-person, or
Be a part of the change.
United Way is an
organization that brings volunteers, individuals and companies
together throughout Island County to mobilize community
resources to measurably improve people’s lives. Businesses and
individuals can respond to multiple charity requests through
one effort and agencies can raise more money much more
efficiently than by conducting separate workplace campaigns on
With an annual campaign
each fall, United Way of Island County is able to fund ten
partner agencies (twelve programs) which fall into the United
Way Collective Impact Areas of: Education, Income, and
Health. The dollars pledged through the fall United
Way campaign are collected and distributed the following
calendar year to those agencies.
There are United Way
agencies and programs you may not have heard of before. What
makes United Way so effective is that clients who are served
by some of those lesser-known programs do not fall through the
cracks. With just one gift, whether you use payroll deduction
or write one check, you are helping those in your community.
United Way knows that
people like you really want to make a difference in your
community. You want to help others. We want to be your
We will bring together
people from all across the community, people from government,
business, faith groups, nonprofits, and ordinary citizens – to
take the issues that matter most.
United Way is focused on
the bottom-line results – the lives we change and the
communities we shape.
resources to measurably improve people's lives.