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.
Start making your impact. Donate to United Way of Greater St. Louis today.
Just five dollars can feed a person in need, provide a winter hat to a homeless individual, or help a toddler with learning disabilities. Choose an amount to see how your investment changes lives.
|2||pairs of eyeglasses for elderly people in need or|
|2||hearing screenings for school-age children or|
|4||winter hats for people who are homeless or|
|12||nutritious meals delivered to a homebound senior|
Whether you’d like to make a one-time donation, donate a gift of stock or make a planned gift, your dollars stay in our region and change the lives of people in need.Learn More
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.Find an opportunity
Come help the Gateway Region YMCA at the annual Earth Day Festival in Forest Park. As a part of the festivities, the YMCA will be hosting the Earth Day Global Cardboard Challenge. Volunteers are needed to assist children with creating cardboard creations from their imaginations.
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.
Connect with other passionate, community-focused philanthropists who want to serve St. Louis and develop as leaders for change.Learn More
De Tocqueville Society recognizes local philanthropic leaders who contribute an annual gift of $10,000 or more to United Way, and promotes the vital role of personal philanthropic action.Learn More
The Charmaine Chapman Society is the premier African-American Leadership initiative in the nation, with more than 800 members. Join the Society to connect, celebrate successes, and learn from one another.Learn More
The Men’s Leadership Society recognizes donors and connects them with other community-focused individuals through service projects and networking events.Learn More
The Multicultural Leadership Society celebrates our region’s diversity by engaging and uniting individuals from all cultures, and recognizing diversity-minded professionals who value the importance of philanthropy.Learn More
The Women’s Leadership Society supports and empowers women by providing an inspiring community, connecting members with philanthropic opportunities, and developing skills to lead in the community.Learn More
Just getting started in your career and looking to plug in to your community? GenNext connects St. Louis’ young professionals with meaningful volunteer opportunities and a network of like-minded peers.Join Now
Student United Way helps local college students create powerful connections between their campus and the Greater St. Louis community, connect with leaders and organizations, and develop professional skills.Learn more
United Way Teen invites high school students to get involved and give back by learning about the issues and needs within their community, and identifying ways to create positive change.Learn more
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.
In partnership with United Way of Greater St. Louis, author and musician Peter Buffett, youngest son of Warren Buffett, will host a “Concert & Conversation” on Tuesday, April 9. This live concert will bring leaders, students and residents from around the region together for a rewarding evening of music and conversation around transforming communities.Register
Bring your gal pals for ladies’ night out at the fifth annual Power of the Purse, hosted by United Way’s Southwest Illinois Division! Enjoy delicious food from Bella Milano, a cash bar, a silent and live purse auction and our fashion showcase of designer handbags – modeled by our fantastic male volunteers – all to […]REGISTER