What is United Way?

United Way is a worldwide organization of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 41 countries and territories. Each is independent, separately incorporated, and governed by local volunteers. United Ways bring communities together to focus on the most important needs in the community, build partnerships, forge consensus and leverage resources to make a measurable difference. For

What does this United Way do?

United Way provides much more than dollars. It has an overview perspective of the community. Each local United Way identifies community issues, convenes community groups and develops special initiatives. It certifies agencies and holds them accountable for outcomes.  Some have called United Way’s certification the “Good Housekeeping” seal of approval for nonprofit agencies.  And our

How can I help?

Thank you for wanting to help! A donation to United Way of the Greater Triangle stays in this community, and provides real impact in the lives of local families. Donating your time and talents to causes that you care about is as important as donating financially. To find the best match for your interests, click here.

How can I get help?

If you are in immediate danger, please call 9-1-1. If you or your family need assistance such with needs such as housing, food, employment, or paying utility bills, you can dial “2-1-1.” The 2-1-1 hotline (888-892-1162) connects you to resources in your area that may be able to help.

Why should I invest in United Way instead of choosing a specific agency?

United Way of the Greater Triangle makes sure your money goes where it is needed most. We offer donors the opportunity to support the entire community and maximize their giving. By choosing to give to our Community Impact Fund, you give United Way of the Greater Triangle the power to attack the most pressing needs,

Who runs United Way of the Greater Triangle?

United Way of the Greater Triangle is run by a volunteer board of directors comprised of community leaders and partners living and working in the Greater Triangle area (Durham, Johnston, Orange, and Wake counties), interested in creating community solutions.