Be part of improving the stability and well being of people living in Garfield County. Because united we stand. United, we elevate. United, we can change what we see in our world.
Your contribution stays local to help many fine organizations right here in our region. They are not sent off to a national headquarters and spread across the country. Every dollar donated is used here in Garfield County.
Giving to United Way is an efficient and convenient way to show your concern about the needs in our area. Instead of sending donations to several organizations, you simply write one check and we disburse the funds to many qualifying charities in the area.
We maximize the effectiveness of your contribution. We carefully screen all the charities we work with to make sure they’re effectively fulfilling their stated mission and purpose to help others, so you’ll know that your donation will produce results.
Your generosity has even greater impact when facilitated by United Way. Your gift is combined with contributions from many others so we can provide significant grants of up to $5,000 to qualified charitable organizations. Often these grants are used to launch new programs or services, so you’ll be helping to create new ways of meeting needs in our area.
Our overhead is minimal. With only one full-time one employee, more of your contribution goes directly to the organizations that are helping others in our region.
Verification ensures results. We follow up to make sure that charities use the funding they receive in the ways they said they would, so you’ll have confidence from start to finish when you make a contribution.