Welcome

  • I Give Because...

    As I once read, the only compelling reason why we’ve been given more than we need is so that we may help those who have less than they need.

    Claire Criscuolo
    Owner, Claire's Corner Copia

  • I Give Because...

    I believe that all children, no matter where they start out in life, deserve opportunities that can help them be successful.

    Marty Wallace, IT Associate Director
    Information Technology Services

  • I Give Because...

    I want to help children in New Haven thrive.

    Lynn Cooley, Dean
    Graduate School

  • I Give Because...

    We have a larger community in need and United Way connects the funding to the right issues, education, health and income.

    Cherice Dykes, Assistant Administrator
    Human Resources, School of Medicine

  • I Give Because...

    I want to invest in the community in which I’ve raised my family.

    Jonathan Holloway, Dean
    Yale College

  • I Give Because...

    It’s a rewarding way to give back to New Haven.

    Marvin Chun, Master
    Berkeley College

  • I Give Because...

    It’s one way I can help the New Haven community.

    Chris Brown, Director
    New Haven Hiring Initiatives

  • I Give Because...

    Through United Way, one person truly can make a difference.

    Julia Adams, Master
    Calhoun College

  • I Give Because...

    New Haven deserves to be outstanding!

    Shane Quinn, Assistant Director
    Audience Services, School of Drama

  • I Give Because...

    The New Haven community enriches the lives of my family and it’s important to give back.

    Susan Gibbons, University Librarian
    Yale University

The Yale community recognizes that United Way occupies a unique role among all nonprofits in the area: the organization is changing the odds for families and communities by working toward lasting solutions, focusing on education, income, and health.

Did you know?

Yale will match up to $100,000 for new or increased payroll donations with a gift to United Way. Here are some of the ways you’ve had an impact:

250+ # of homeless individuals housed
270K

meals served at soup kitchens and shelters

350K meals and nearly 50,000 bags of food to individuals and families in our region in 2014

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From the President

United Way provides critical support to the communities in which we live and work. The Yale-United Way partnership is a hallmark of our commitment to New Haven and the region.

President Peter Salovey '86 PhD