Making a World of Difference

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Hi, my name is GaDuGi Safecenter. This agency is considered to be one of United Way’s self-sufficiency organizations: helping families and individuals become financially stable and independent. The mission: “GaDuGi SafeCenter is committed to working together with the community toward ...

What is $52 worth?

As individuals begin to think about donating to the 2009 United Way Campaign in Douglas County, it helps to put things into perspective. A gift of $52 will provide Unite Way agency clients with the following: American Red Cross, Douglas County Chapter One week of groceries for one ...

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Hi, my name is the Douglas County Chapter of Red Cross Community Services. The Red Cross falls under United Way’s focus area of Creating a Healthier Community. An area that provides “access to quality healthcare, supports persons with chronic illnesses and disaster preparedness ...

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Hi, my name is Ballard Community Services. Under United Way’s focus area of Building Successful Families, Children, and Youth—supporting quality childcare, school readiness and safe, enriching environments for children and youth. Per their mission, Ballard Community Services is an ...

More stories worth hearing

Freestate Studio's Ryan Jones is a Big Brother through the United Way partner agency Big Brothers Big Sisters.

How to donate

Knowing how to donate time and money is a vital part of all campaigns supporting United Way. As area companies begin to host their own Employee Campaigns, employees may have questions on how to make a pledge. At any time, feel free to seek out your own Campaign Coordinator with questions; ...

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Hi, my name is Douglas County Legal Aid Society. This agency is considered to be one of United Way’s self-sufficiency organizations (helping families and individuals become financially stable and independent). DCLAS offers legal assistance. The types of cases handled include domestic ...

What is United Way?

MISSION STATEMENT United Way of Douglas County: Addressing human service needs by mobilizing community resources and building partnerships. Agency partnerships consist of 24 not-for-profits that address human service needs locally; some of these agencies are part of a national entity, such ...

Sharing the message

The United Way of Douglas County has put together a number of LIVE UNITED videos. Check out the Campaign Video and a few stories as the organization prepares to kick off the 2009 campaign in September.

LIVING UNITED

Today, with much excitement, we begin to raise awareness for our annual United Way Employee Campaign at The World Company. Every year we are known for setting a pace in the community and giving a great deal in volunteer hours and donations to help 24 non-profit agencies in Douglas County. ...