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United Way of New York City (UWNYC) has been a trusted partner to government, corporate partners and community-based organizations for over 76 years serving low-income New Yorkers. Our collective impact approach enables us to diagnose neighborhood challenges, design solutions to expand educational, income, and health opportunities, deploy resources and volunteers, and drive policy change guided by measured results.
Mission & Vision
United Way of New York City helps to mobilize our communities to break down barriers and build opportunities that improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers for the benefit of all.
UWNYC envisions caring communities where all individuals and families have access to quality education and the opportunity to lead healthy and financially secure lives.