Hopeful for My Daughter's Future

This #WorldRefugeeDay, we're sharing Danait's story of resettling in Portland and creating a better life for her daughter.

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Give, Unite, Inspire - Reflections from Stand Together Week

Hear from Volunteer Leaders who joined the Timbers and Thorns for the 7th Annual #STWeek.

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Communities for Kids

Together we're making communities stronger for kids in our region through volunteerism and responsive, one-time investments.

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At United Way of the Columbia-Willamette we have a simple, ambitious vision – to invest in our region’s kids so they are free from poverty, in order to be free to reach their potential.

For nearly 100 years we’ve been connecting and supporting the people, nonprofits, businesses and government agencies working hard to make our region a better place for everyone. We’re partnering with over a hundred of the best nonprofit organizations to focus on schools, families and communities and provide solutions to the challenges created by poverty.  

When we invest in our region’s kids, we free the future.