Welcome

  • 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...

    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...

    The United Way touches all of our community and helps those who need it most.

    Thomas Lynch, Director
    Yale Cancer Center

  • 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...

    Every person deserves to live a serene and fulfilling life.

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

  • I Give Because...

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

    Julia Adams, Master
    Calhoun College

  • I Give Because...

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

    Tina Saller, Senior Administrative Assistant
    Woodbridge Hall

  • I Give Because...

    In giving, I value everyone.

    Tamar Gendler, Dean
    Faculty of Arts and Sciences

  • I Give Because...

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

    Marvin Chun, Master
    Berkeley College

  • 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

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:

75 % of the region’s chronically homeless were housed during the 100 Day Challenge to End Homelessness
800

high-quality early care and education programs provided for young children

270K meals served at soup kitchens and shelters

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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