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With your help, United Way is making communities stronger for kids in our region.

We're activating the village by connecting thousands of volunteers to projects that directly benefit kids and families. We're also providing responsive, one-time investments to strengthen the systems and networks which support local communities.

Learn more about our Communities for Kids programs: 

Catalyst Fund

We provide a one-time investment – up to $5,000 – to better support our region’s community services.


We support our community by providing scholarships for students in our region. 

Hands On Greater Portland

Hands On Greater Portland is our volunteer program which connects thousands of volunteers to projects that directly benefits kids and families in our region.