You can make change happen with your voice. United Way needs people who are passionate about education, financial stability and health to make some noise; create buzz. Raise your voice and advocate for your neighbors-in-need.  Join thousands of advocates across the state using their voices to create positive change.

You can persuade policymakers to allocate resources to provide effective services and quality programs for low-income individuals and families, increase access to affordable housing and medical care, and help children start school ready to succeed.

You can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. Here are just a few ways you can advocate.


Learn how your community ranks in academic attainment, income stability and health with our Community Report Card. Use the United Way Common Good Forecaster, a powerful online tool that lets people see for themselves how improving the education level has a positive impact on several key economic and social measures.