Kindergarten Readiness


Fostering a Love of Learning

We are proud to say that 24 teachers in our Excellence Academy centers have achieved their Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) this past year. What does that mean? The CDA is considered a major stepping stone on the path of professional development in the early childhood field...

High School Graduation


Students Helping Students Succeed

Out-of-school time program partner, Educational Justice, works to innovate and implement practical solutions aimed at closing the opportunity gap in education. One of these solutions, called EJ Activists, takes the model of students mentoring students...

Health and Well Being


Getting Back To Nature
Boosts Health

One thing is obvious when you watch children on a playground: kids LOVE to play. Studies also support a child's need to connect with the natural world as a regular part of healthy growth and development...

Family Stability


A new initiative in our community - Healthy Babies Louisville - recently launched that helps provide better care and support of babies, children of all ages, and their families. Metro United Way is excited to participate in this new collective impact initiative, concentrating on reducing infant mortality and improving birth outcomes in our community...

Our Vision: A Community Whose People Achieve Their Fullest Potential Through Education, Financial Stability And Healthy Lives.
Our Mission: Improve Lives and Our Community by Engaging People to Give, Advocate and Volunteer.
Live United: It's A Credo. A Mission. A Goal.
A constant reminder that when we ensure everyone achieves their fullest potential, we improve our community. We help our children succeed in school. We build the strength of our neighborhoods. We bolster the health of our communities. And we change the lives of those who walk by us every day by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.
Live United in Action

The sweetest gift that you can give this Valentine's Day - help to kids and families in our community! So as we near Valentine's Day, put aside the cupids, conversation hearts and carnations and consider truly giving the sweetest gift you can give - help to kids and families in our community so that everyone achieves their fullest potential for success in life.

Won't you help us make a difference?

We are proud to be part of a new initiative, Healthy Babies Louisville, where the goal is to ensure that all babies born in our community see their first birthday and beyond. Over 17 partners and organizations are involved and can be accessed through calling our 2-1-1 help referral service!


Most everyone knows that in an emergency to call 9-1-1 and the caller on the other end of the phone will dispatch police, fire or medical responders if necessary.

What some may not know is that there is another three digit number to call in non-emergency situations that is a free and confidential service that helps people find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

It's 2-1-1...

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Every day, people make the decision to facilitate change. Whether it's by being a champion for education, financial stability or health - we want to hear your stories. Tell us how you LIVE UNITED!

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