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Kindergarten Readiness


Development Begins At Birth

The social, emotional and physical development of young children has a direct effect on their overall development and on their future as an adult. In fact, 90% of brain development happens before age six!

High School Graduation

High School Graduation

Mentoring Helps Kids Graduate High School

Benjamin is a mentor with the YMCA and when he first met Blaze, a high school student, he recognized Blaze needed a friend, role model and listening ear and began mentoring him on a regular basis...

Family Engagement


For children to be successful, their families must be strong, and financial stability is an important part of that. One way Metro United Way helps families strengthen their financial stability is by increasing access to benefits and building financial assets.

Health and Well Being


Healthy Eating For Kids

The importance of healthy eating has benefits that extend to the classroom. When students eat breakfast they are more likely to be focused and ready to learn...

Live United in Action
Live United in Action


This is the time of the year that we show the world how we LIVE UNITED. Happy Derby Week!



The 2015 Mayor's Give a Day Week of Service was a huge success! Thank you for showing once again that Louisville is the most compassionate city in the world by volunteering your time and talents across our community. Check out some of the great things accomplished at #GiveADay.



April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month! We all have something special we can contribute to our community: our time. Whether you're looking to get involved for the first time, or have participated before, coming together to volunteer is one of the best ways to connect heads, hearts and hands around Metro United Way's work to change the odds for our kids and families. For more information, visit our website's volunteer page here.



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Metro United Way serves the counties of Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby in Kentucky and Clark, Floyd and Harrison in Indiana.
Our Mission: Improve lives and our community by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.
Our Vision: A community whose people achieve their fullest potential through education, financial stability and healthy lives.