36 percent of D.C. residents can’t read this. If that didn’t sink in, you can read it again.

United Way of the National Capital Area fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community.

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  • What We Do

    United Way of the National Capital Area fights for our community. Because everyone deserves hope.

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    When we Live United, amazing things happen.


Change doesn’t happen alone. Hope isn’t a one-man band. And there’s no such thing as self-taught or self-made. We have one life. To live better, we must Live United.

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