• 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...

    It’s important for me to give back.

    Scott Strobel, Vice President
    West Campus Planning & Program Development

  • I Give Because...

    We give because we care.

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

  • 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 want to help children in New Haven thrive.

    Lynn Cooley, Dean
    Graduate School

  • 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...

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

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

  • 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...

    Every person deserves to live a serene and fulfilling life.

    Riold Furtuna, Finance & Operations Coordinator
    Microbial Pathogenesis, School of Medicine

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