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When we embrace opportunities to help each other, we remove barriers toward progress. We build a stronger community with a promising future. Unite with us.


Opportunities for You

United Way’s Volunteer Center is our region’s main resource for volunteering. Whether it’s planting a garden, reading to children, or sharing your expertise on a nonprofit board, there’s a role that’s right for you.

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Featured Opportunity

Join Mission St. Louis' SkillUP Job Readiness Program as a mentor. Mentors support and encourage their students throughout the program. Mentors work one-on-one with their students to help them set and achieve personal goals, and reinforce job-training and small group lessons.

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Join a Group

At United Way, we pride ourselves on bringing diverse groups of people together to take on our community’s most pressing issues. Get started with one of our groups below.

Join a Leadership Society

Connect with other passionate, community-focused philanthropists who want to serve St. Louis and develop as leaders for change.

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United Young Leaders

You want to make a difference in your community. You live, work and play here – and you want the St. Louis area to be the best it can be. With United Way of Greater St. Louis, you have the strong partner needed to make a difference on a much larger scale. United Young Leaders brings together professionals 35 years old and younger to work on the most pressing issues in our community through giving, volunteerism and professional development.

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Every person helped in our community makes our region stronger. These stories are the reason we believe in what we do.

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We’d Love to Meet You

Our events are a chance to get to know us better, connect with like-minded change-makers, learn about issues in the community—and have some fun, too.

de Tocqueville
Volunteer Collection Drive (school supplies)

July 31st - 10:00am-12:00pm

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United Young Leaders
Interactive Simulation on the challenge of poverty

July 31st - 9:00am

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Women's Leadership Society
Let’s Do Lunch

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