• I Give Because...

    I want to help children in New Haven thrive.

    Lynn Cooley, Dean
    Graduate School

  • I Give Because...

    New Haven deserves to be outstanding!

    Shane Quinn, Assistant Director
    Audience Services, School of Drama

  • I Give Because...

    The best message any of us can send is that we care about our neighbors and invest in our community’s future.

    Ronnell Higgins, Chief, University Police
    University Police Department

  • I Give Because...

    In giving, I value everyone.

    Tamar Gendler, Dean
    Faculty of Arts and Sciences

  • I Give Because...

    I hope to inspire others to pay it forward in the community.

    Rebecca DeSalvo, Associate Director of Admissions & Financial Aid
    School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

  • I Give Because...

    We give because we care.

    Teretha Brooks, Jennifer Novicki and Rochelle Goodwin, Admin Asst.
    Internal Medicine, Pulmonary

  • 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...

    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...

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

    Chris Brown, Director
    New Haven Hiring Initiatives

  • I Give Because...

    I enjoy helping people – we all need help at one time or another.

    Tina Saller, Senior Administrative Assistant
    Woodbridge Hall

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

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