United Way seeks our next President/CEO

An exciting opportunity to lead efforts to address poverty, advance racial equity and foster systemic change for kids and families in our region.

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CEFCO's Statement on The Supreme Court's Ruling of the Citizenship Question in the 2020 Census

The Supreme Court of the United States has made the decision to bar the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census questionnaire which will preserve the integrity of the census.

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Honoring World Refugee Day 2019

Take a look at how refugees in our community have thrived, inspired and impacted our region.

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How Early Learning STEM Kits Are Helping Students Succeed

This year, 6000 STEM kits have been created and distributed for students across our region, boosting their development and helping them thrive.

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Sharing Culture One Story at a Time

Through multilingual storytime, Washington County Cooperative Library Services is playing a large role in better serving immigrant and refugee communities in our region.

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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. 
You can make sustainable change in our community by becoming an IMPACT-OR: A person dedicated to investing in our region’s kids so they are free from poverty and free to reach their potential.

By joining us to be united for impact, you're making a continued effort to not only help local kids and families in our region, but to change systems that poverty creates, helping generations to come.