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Our Work

What is Our Work?
For over 30 years United Way of York County has been creating a stronger community for people of all ages by focusing on:


 Bright Beginnings: Ensuring that all children have the best start

  Connected Youth: Building stronger community citizens by engaging youth

  Supportive Services: Investing in programs that meet basic needs


We lead the way in York County communities by: 

  • Developing projects that impact vulnerable populations

  • Mobilizing the caring power of volunteers

  • Convening groups and communities to address local concerns

  • Investing in direct service programs through a volunteer-led review process

  • Providing additional investments that meet basic needs

  • Connecting people to resources they need

Our Community Impact Guide
Many of the programs and initiatives supported by United Way of York County positively impact the financial stability of children, youth, adults, and families. The complete list of Funded Programs and Initiatives is available as part of our current Community Impact GuideWe focus our collective efforts around community goals, strategies and indicators of success to change community conditions that improve lives in meaningful, long-lasting, and measurable ways. See our Strategic Plan 2014 -2020.