Donate shoeboxes filled with toiletries or money to provide basic necessities to thousands of homeless men, women and children.
Communities thrive only when all their children are thriving. That’s why our mission is to bring together people and resources to drive sustainable and equitable improvements in the well-being of half a million lives across Greater Atlanta.
Only 1/3 of the children in Greater Atlanta are having their early childhood care needs met. But we know it’s crucial for them to enter school prepared to learn.
In many Greater Atlanta communities, about 37 percent of high school students have the financial means and pre-requisites to enter college and graduate—that’s compared to more than 70 percent in communities with high child well-being.
In some Greater Atlanta communities, more than 50% of families wouldn’t be able to cover a $400 emergency.
Children who grow up in poverty have a 4 percent chance of moving into the middle class.
At United Way of Greater Atlanta, we believe that every child deserves to be happy, healthy and educated. With the help of our community partners, we identified four investment priorities with the highest potential to improve child well-being across the 13-county Greater Atlanta region.
Create a clear path for Atlanta’s youth — from high school to college and beyond.
There’s a lot of work to be done, but every step counts. Whether you give time or money, your contribution moves us in the right direction — and when we unite, our impact goes even further. Explore how you could get involved below.