It only takes one single person to initiate change in our community.

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There are a lot of needs in our community. And there are a lot of ways you can help!

When you get involved with United Way NCA you join the movement to improve the health, education and economic opportunity of every person in the National Capital Area. Become a part of the solution to today’s complex, interconnected issues like school graduation, poverty, food security and poor health. Pressing issues require a lot of resources and United Way NCA stands at the intersection of the private, public, government and nonprofit sectors to align impact with communities that need it most. 

When you give, advocate and volunteer, our communities grow stronger, our relationships get deeper and we create opportunities where they didn’t exist before.

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  • Volunteer

  • Attend An Event

84% of funds go directly to helping people in our community.

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Increase Your Impact

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  • Join An Affinity Group

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Get the word out.

One of the most powerful ways to take on our toughest social challenges is by taking to social media. When you do, our message becomes your message. Through your words and images, you can be a game-changer in your own way. And by following United Way NCA, you’ll be ready to join the movement and help us reach equity for all in our community.


Share Your Story: Why Do You Live United?

This is where it gets personal. As a supporter of United Way NCA, you advocate for our work and mission every day. We’d love to know more about the ways in which you honor your commitment to Live United for everyone in our community.

There are a lot of great stories on this website. We hope you’ll share yours. Let us know why you choose to Live United by posting a video testimonial on YouTube and sending us the link, or by commenting on our Facebook page or tweeting us a micro-story.


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