Keep Kids Housed

This holiday season, help kids and families have a safe place to call home.

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Funding an Equitable 2020 Census Count

In preparation for the 2020 Census, we're requesting proposals for a Statewide Census Coordinator to develop a plan to engage nonprofits, philanthropy and the public and private sector to develop a statewide Census engagement plan to better include culturally-specific communities.

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A Year United Made Possible By You

Our 2017-18 Impact Report is here - take a look and see how you made a difference for kids and families in our region.

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How Local Youth Leveraged Catalyst Grant to Educate the Portland Police Force

Learn how the United Way Catalyst Fund helped create better relationships between youth and the PDX Police Department.

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Celebrating Parent Voice

Take a look at this year's annual PAC celebration and why parent voice is so important in a child's education.

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Help end childhood poverty, discrimination and homelessness in the Portland metro area and donate to United Way of the Columbia-Willamette, where 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.