We work to improve lives & make

A Positive Local Impact

Who we help

We help thousands of people in Montgomery, Greene, and Preble counties from all walks of life.

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How we help

We partner with over 100 agencies to make significant impacts via long term solutions that engage and empower people.

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Who helps us

We depend on the community to support our mission. Through giving, volunteering, leading and more, we help Greater Dayton.

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Youth

YOUTH VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The participation of our young people is vital in our mission to serve. Whether for school-required hours, as part of Global Youth Service Day in April, or simply to be a part of our community, we can find opportunities that will fit young individuals or groups.
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Adults

Adult VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteering is a fun way to spend quality time, pass down family values, learn about your community, and help children build skills that will help them in school and life. Whether you want to help at one-time events, or make an ongoing commitment to serve together, there are plenty of ways to get involved.
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Corporate

Corporate VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Coming together to volunteer as an organization is a great way to offer teambuilding and leadership opportunities to employees. Co-workers can team up anytime of the year to connect heads, hearts and hands around United Way's work to create lasting change.
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Retirees 55+

Retirees VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

United Way Volunteer Connection can help pre-retirees and retirees stay connected to the community through contributions of their time, talent and experience. Do you have expertise in marketing, computers, sales, event planning, or other professional skills? United Way can match you with just the right volunteer opportunity to put your expertise to work for our community.
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Successful Community Impact

6,293

CHILDREN HELPED WITH BOOKS

0-12 now have a personal home library with a minimum of 10 age appropriate books.

“Regardless of how many books the family already has, each addition to the home library helps children do better”

Source:

Oxford Journals Social Sciences Social Forces Volume 92, Issue 4 Pp. 1573-1605.

$4.5M+

IN TAX RETURNS FILED FOR FREE

Free tax preparation allowed 3,202 low income citizens to infuse millions into their local economy and their families stability.

“Thousands of Low income residents leave millions of dollars of tax credits unclaimed because they don’t file tax returns or do not file their taxes correctly. These funds represent a foregone economic stimulus for any local economy.” - IRS

61,484

PEOPLE FED NUTRITIOUS MEALS

“Families struggling with chronic food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition don’t consistently have the food their minds and bodies need to function, which then prevents them from having the resources to improve their lives. It’s a perilous cycle that passes hunger from one generation to the next.”

Source:

Mercy Corps: Quick facts: What you need to know about global hunger. March 18, 2015

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