United Way statement in response to George Floyd's death

We condemn the brutality that led to the tragic death of Mr. George Floyd in Minneapolis. Our hearts go out in deepest sympathy to his family and the Minneapolis community.

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Double your impact to help vulnerable families

Help families make ends meet during these unprecedented times. Donate today to have your gift matched dollar-for-dollar.

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COVID-19, resources and ways to help

Learn how your local United Way and you, can provide support for families in need during this crisis.

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Celebrating Global Volunteer Month in the face of COVID-19

Volunteerism might look different during social distancing, but there are still many ways to give back & practice acts of kindness during COVID19, while we recognize Global Volunteer Month

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Census Equity Fund of Oregon: Funding an Equitable 2020 Census Count

Learn how The Census Equity Funders Committee of Oregon (CEFCO) is working to create an inclusive Census count for 2020.

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Thanks to your support we served over 97,000 kids and families

Read our 2018-19 annual report to see the impact of your gift

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Now more than ever, our kids and families need your support

For 100 years, United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has been on the ground helping our community. Serving Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties in Oregon, and Clark county in SW Washington, our Safety Net program makes it possible for vulnerable families to access critical services.  

Even before the pandemic, 1 in 3 families in our region was unable to pay for basic needs like rent, groceries, utilities and healthcare. As businesses continue to shut their doors and lay off workers in the wake of COVID-19, we’re hearing more and more from families who never expected to be in this position, struggling to put food on the table for their kids, to pay their bills or keep a roof over their heads. These families are at risk of losing their homes or having to choose between healthcare or childcare.

Your gift will help provide families with access to critical services during this time of unprecedented need, including short-term housing assistance, utilities assistance and access to food.

Thanks to the Robert D. and Marcia H. Randall Charitable Trust, each gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar. Make your gift go twice as far in helping our region's most vulnerable during this time of need.