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United Way of Tompkins County

Who We Are

LIVE UNITED is a call to action. It's how we strengthen our neighborhoods and create positive changes in our communities. We ask you to please...

Give financially

Advocate on behalf of an important community issue

Volunteer your time to help those in need

Join with the generosity of your friends, family, and co-workers by giving to the Community Care Fund to ensure the necessary resources are there to make a real difference in Tompkins County to build a healthier and stronger community. United Way's Partner Member Organizations receive grants from the Community Care Fund.

Donors can also direct their gifts to United Way's targeted impact areas of care: Hunger & Food Security, the Urgent Rx Prescription Program, or student engagement efforts. 

Thank you for choosing to make a difference through United Way of Tompkins County.

What We Do

We all have special talents. Things we can do to help. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all.United Way of Tompkins County represents 43 member organizations and many other area nonprofits that deliver needed and quality services every day.

Since 1921, United Way of Tompkins County has supported individuals and families in our communities. United Way is focused and results-driven, working year-round to address community conditions and create lasting solutions.

United Way of Tompkins County's mission, vision, and values serve to guide us in efforts to positively impact the community.

Our mission statement: 

To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our communities.