Kindergarten Readiness


No More Perfect Bulletin Boards In This Classroom!

Stacey Pierce owns and operates A+ Academy, a licensed child care home in New Albany, and is one of 21 child care homes and centers benefitting from the Indiana Association of United Way's "Work2Gether" grant that Metro United Way received this year...

High School Graduation


An OST Program That Changed My Child's Life

Kendall is a rising senior at Pleasure Ridge Park High School and on his way to achieving a major milestone in his life - graduating high school on time. His story has not been without its challenges, but with the support of community organizations and resources, he has been empowered to create a bright future for himself...

Health and Well Being


Healthy Eating Is A
Foundation For Success

One of the easiest ways to set your child's foundation for a lifetime of healthy eating is to get them involved in planning and cooking meals. They will be excited to help you prepare dinner by measuring and mixing ingredients while learning math and science as well as valuable health and wellness lessons at the same time...

Family Stability


Make Sure Your Kids Have The Early Skills Needed To Succeed

Learning begins at birth - and from these first days of life, children begin using their bodies to learn about the world around them. Physical movement is key to developing gross and fine motor skills, which are both necessary to help kids grow and succeed in life...

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.


We want to wish everyone a safe and smooth start to the school year!

We recently hosted a Books and Barbershops Kickoff Event at California Park to promote reading to families in our community through this new initiative. Take a look at these amazing photos!

"It kept me out of trouble."  WATCH TaMarrick's story about the role of quality OST programs in his life.



Joe Tolan

Joe Tolan

President & CEO
Metro United Way

We are living in very challenging times. The growing number of horrifying acts of violence here at home and abroad generates strong emotions, including anger and fear. Many of us believe that a major contributing factor is the sense of utter hopelessness that some individuals and families chronically feel.

As all of this is on our minds, a frequent question many of us ask ourselves is "WHAT CAN I DO"?

If you are a supporter of Metro United Way through volunteering, advocating or donating, we want you to know that you are doing a lot right now as a valued partner of ours. Your support and involvement is touching thousands of lives every day in our community...




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