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  • Yale in Action

    I know how much a gift matters…

    “When 13% of all residents, and over 17% of children living in New Haven County face food insecurity, it matters.”

    Joyce Ann Mercer, Ph.D., LCSW, Yale University Divinity School
    Mobile Food Pantry

  • Yale in Action

    I know how much a gift matters…

    “Volunteering gives me a different perspective and enriches my life.”

    Tammy Stemen, Environmental Health and Safety
    Sunrise Cafe

  • Yale in Action

    I know how much a gift matters…

    "I see firsthand how volunteering and donations bring hope to others."

    Chris Brown, Director, New Haven Community Hiring Initiatives
    New Horizon School, Garden Revitalization

  • Yale in Action

    I know how much a gift matters…

    “We both have learned that we all are in this together no matter where we come from.”

    Beata Simon and Stefan Simon, Director, Global Heritage Initiative
    Mobile Food Pantry


  • The Yale community recognizes that United Way occupies a unique role among all nonprofits in the area: the organization fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in greater New Haven … more …

Did you know?

Yale will match up to $100,000 for new or increased payroll donations to United Way. Your gift really matters. Last year:

220 chronically homeless individuals were housed safely
2,527 public school students were served by the New Haven Trauma Coalition
4,503 low-income families received free income tax preparation
52,418 2-1-1 calls for help were answered in our region
310,239 healthy meals served through 19 community providers

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From the President

   

The Yale-United Way partnership reflects the university’s enduring commitment to service—a tradition that is a part of our mission and included in the language of our Commencement ceremony. Through United Way, members of the Yale community can take action to improve education, financial stability, and health in greater New Haven.

President Peter Salovey '86 PhD