Help give children a brighter future.

Your gift helps us ensure kids across Greater Atlanta have access to secure housing, nutritious food, and the education programs that set them up for success.

How we help

Nearly half-a-million children in Greater Atlanta live in areas of high need. We believe in the adage “it takes a village”. We support organizations who address our communities’ most challenging child well-being problems.

Safety & Security

Tackling challenges around housing and family support


Partnering with local schools and offering additional programing


Amplifying the voice of our community and leading civic action


Providing fair access to resources and protecting mental health

economic support

Increasing economic mobility and building foundational stability

The Impact of your Donation

Dakarai learned
how to apply for
college funding

Through our college readiness funding, Dakarai learned about FAFSA — ultimately applying for and receiving aid to help him achieve his dream of a college degree.

Miquael obtained
housing for himself
and his children

We connected Miquael with resources to help him find and keep a home, allowing him to provide a stronger foundation for his children’s future.

Lauren received
financial assistance
after just one call

Just one call to the United Way of Greater Atlanta hotline 211 resulted in $800 of financial assistance, and an appointment with a financial counseling agency.

We believe effective donors—working collaboratively and thoughtfully—can profoundly contribute to creating a better and more just world.

The Center for Effective Philanthropy

Funding Where it's Needed Most

When you give to us, we put our network and know-how to work — making sure funding goes where it will have the most impact for our communities’ children.


We supported 42,738 families with food, shelter, transportation & technology


We aided 34,148 children in accessing additional educational programming


We helped 2,300 families
obtain increased access
to health services

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