• I Give Because...

    The United Way allows me to combine my donation along with Yale to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.

    Gloria Hoda, Digital Officer
    Office of Public Affairs & Communications

  • I Give Because...

    I want to help those who don't have a voice.

    Donna Espenberg, Director
    Dept. of Therapeutic Radiology, School of Medicine

  • I Give Because...

    New Haven deserves to be outstanding!

    Shane Quinn, Assistant Director
    Audience Services, School of Drama

  • 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 help children in New Haven thrive.

    Lynn Cooley, Dean
    Graduate School

  • 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...

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

    Marvin Chun, Master
    Berkeley College

  • I Give Because...

    It's the right thing to do.

    Robert Colonna, Director of Admissions
    Graduate School

  • 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

  • I Give Because...

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

    Chris Brown, Director
    New Haven Hiring Initiatives

The Yale community recognizes that United Way occupies a unique role among all the nonprofits in the area: the organization is changing the odds for families and communities by working toward lasting solutions, not short-term charity, 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