Catawba County United Way
Our mission - building relationships to support our community with collaboration, compassion and purpose.
Our vision - One Community United.
See the Catawba County United Way's new Strategic Plan at THIS LINK.
Creating Opportunities for a Better Life for All
Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.
That’s why United Way’s work is focused on the building blocks for a good life.
Our Impact Areas are:
Education – Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential through
- School readiness
- Academic achievement
- Parental/Guardian engagement
- Productive young adults
Income – Promoting Financial Stability and Independence through
- Family sustaining education and employment
- Income supports
- Saving and managing expenses
- Affordable housing
Health – Improving People’s Health
- Healthy beginnings
- Healthy lifestyles
- Safe and secure environments
- Access to healthcare
Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy.
United Way’s goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.