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All about United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes


Our mission is to mobilize the goodwill and resources of our community so that everyone can thrive.
United Way of Greater Rochester and the Finger Lakes
encompasses 5,144 square miles of rural, suburban, and urban neighborhoods, and brings together more than 50,000 donors, 13,000 volunteers, 800 workplaces, and hundreds of nonprofit partners to address the region’s biggest human services challenges.

To see a more in-depth look at the impact we are making across the region view our regional map.


United Way brings together local people, companies, nonprofits and leaders in collective giving to build a thriving community for all. Investments in United Way's Community Impact Fund provide the essential building blocks of opportunity—Health, Education, and Economic Mobility—for thousands of people throughout our region.
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United Way connects and supports a broad network of human service organizations, community initiatives and innovative strategies to address our most pressing local challenges with real, impactful solutions