united way of greater chattanooga

Our Work

We look beyond temporary fixes to attack the root problems affecting the greater Chattanooga area. It’s work, yes, but it’s also our mission.  It’s our calling.

We envision our community where children are born into stable families and supportive environments, start school ready to learn and graduate prepared for college, work and life. When our people can be at their best, our community can be at its best. That’s good for everyone!

Our Impact Areas

education

Our community is stronger when children start school ready to succeed, become grade-level readers, graduate and go on to higher education.

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stability

Stable, strong, supported families are critical to making our community better for everyone. 

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support

Strong communities support those who may always need help, like people with mental and physical challenges and those in crisis.

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Our Direct Services

volunteer center

You can volunteer your time and talents to help others and make a difference through United Way's Volunteer Center. It matches individuals and groups with volunteer opportunities.

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center for nonprofits

We are spurring innovation, collaboration and efficiency among all nonprofits in the greater Chattanooga area.

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call 2-1-1

United Way's 2-1-1 is an information and referral service where you can get or give help just by dialing 2-1-1.  It connects people to the human services that can meet their needs.

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