Real People, Real Stories

At Metro United Way we LIVE UNITED every day to address our communities’ biggest needs, but we can’t do it alone. Because change doesn’t happen alone. To live better, we must LIVE UNITED.

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  • Richard’s Story: An Hour a Week Matters!

    How can one hour a week reading with a child really make a difference? So thought Richard [...]

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  • Steve’s Story: Changing the Narrative for Boys of Color

    Steve Petrey grew up in Louisville in an east end neighborhood that he says was lily-white. [...]

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  • Tony’s Story: Empowering Youth with Math

    For some students, math isn’t always their favorite subject in school, but it is a [...]

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  • Gail Is Reaching Her Goals With The Help Of VITA Volunteers

    For more than 10 years, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a partnership [...]

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  • Sheila’s Story – VITA Means Extra Money for Families

    For more than 10 years, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a partnership [...]

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  • Rebecca’s Story – Recovery, Hope & Stability

    When families are stable, our community is stronger. One way that Metro United Way helps [...]

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  • Myah’s Story: Single Mom’s Life Changed Forever

    When families are stable, our community is stronger and everyone wins! One way that Metro [...]

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  • Charles’ Story: Encouraging Kids to be “Active Constructors”

    This past year Jefferson Technical and Community College Child Care (JCTC) joined the [...]

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