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A UNITED COMMUNITY IS A STRONG COMMUNITY

We accomplished so much together in 2020. Despite overwhelming challenges, this community rallied together to tackle some of the most difficult situations we have experienced in a century. Looking ahead to 2021, we see another difficult year, requiring strength, persistence, and unity. We must stick together and remain strong. 
Join your neighbors and colleagues and be a part of the important work ahead:

OUR COMMUNITY NEEDS YOU

See how you can get involved to help our region today.
Stronger Together

STRONGER TOGETHER

50,000+ donors
800+ organizations
1 stronger, greater Rochester and Finger Lakes region
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Your donation enables United Way to respond to our community’s needs year-round to make a tremendous difference to so many of our neighbors who are experiencing unprecedented hardship.

Volunteer United

Volunteer United

Our community needs you. When you volunteer through United Way you help fulfill our mission to unite the goodwill and resources of the Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes community so that everyone can thrive. Your time and talent can make a critical difference right here in our community.

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VACCINE VOLUNTEER FORCE

The Vaccine Volunteer Force has been operating since January 2021, responding to the largest public health response in our lifetime: getting the public vaccinated for COVID-19. 3,000 volunteers support 40+ sites and have completed over 5,000 hours of service so far. Thank you, volunteers!

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UNITED FOR RACIAL EQUITY

United Way joined 470 organizations and 110,000 people by committing to learning and acting to create a more equitable community for all. If you missed the Challenge, you can still participate at the link below.

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UNITED WAYS MERGE

United Ways merge to efficiently and effectively mobilize resources and strengthen communities across six-county footprint. alignment across Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties positions United Way to create greater impact throughout the region. United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes to return to pre-pandemic funding levels and announces an additional $125,000 in grants across communities.

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