Advancing an Economically Just Region
United Way of Massachusetts Bay exists to build more equitable communities, together. With over 85 years of local impact in eastern Massachusetts, we work with and for our communities to build economic prosperity and enable everyone–across races and ethnicities–to share in the knowledge, wealth, and resources available. We believe that the key to unlocking opportunity is uniting people, and we bring together individuals, community leaders, corporate partners, legislators, and organizations to build a powerful engine of change.
Last year, we connected
To change lives in our community. In four important areas.
in safe, affordable housing
This year, we will stabilize 10,000 families at risk of homelessness across the region.
Moving families out of poverty
Helping low-income families take real steps toward greater financial stability
This year, we will help 15,000 people increase their savings, reduce debt, improve their credit, and increase their earning potential.
Giving young children a solid foundation
Fostering the learning and development of our region's most vulnerable children
This year, we will enable 17,700 young children to enter kindergarten ready to learn and grow.
Preparing youth for success in life
Helping young people along the path to college and career success
This year, we will provide opportunities for 62,400 youth to develop the skills and experiences they need to succeed at work and in life.