One Life, A Thousand Lives Investing In McLennan County
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LAST YEAR IN MCLENNAN COUNTY,UNITED WAY FUNDED PARTNER PROGRAMS PROVIDED:
20,549
low-income children access to
Early Childhood Education
classes and quality afterschool and summer programs
33,753
low/uninsured families with access to
Medical Screenings and Health Exams
as well as prescription assistance and other therapy needs
150,498
children, adults, and families with
Meals and Bags of Groceries
over 46,000 eligible children, adults and families
4,602
low-income pregnant girls and women
Pregnancy Related Care Needs
including prenatal care, resource assistance, and parenting classes
22,344
families and individuals with
Family and Domestic Violence Care
including access to shelters, resource counseling, and case management

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Investing For Impact

United Way of Waco-McLennan County

Breaking The Cycles of Poverty

For nearly 90 years, United Way of Waco-McLennan County (UWWMC) has been focused on strengthening our community and creating opportunity for every citizen through inspired and informed philanthropy and partnerships to address our greatest challenges. We fight for the health, education, financial stability, and safety net services of every person in McLennan County. UWWMC works with corporate, private and civic leaders to strengthen programs that support and empower children, families, and individuals. Through the generous support of our donors and the strength of our non-profit partners, we are effectively building a strong foundation for our community’s future health and well-being. One individual, annually and collectively, becomes thousands of individual lives and generations made stronger, self-sufficient and able to rise above the limitations of poverty and navigate through challenging life circumstances. To achieve our vision and mission, we commit to:
  • Partner with organizations, corporations, and individuals
  • Inspire others to give, advocate, and volunteer
  • Engage with members of our community from diverse sectors and backgrounds
  • Mobilize resources to create measurable community impact
  • Promote public awareness and understanding of community challenges and solutions
  • Demonstrate accountability and transparency in every aspect of our work

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Last year, over 41,000 families and individuals in McLennan County were served by United Way programs. Join us in making impact in McLennan County.
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Strategic Plan

In 2018, United Way of Waco-McLennan County transitioned from a fundraising model to a community impact organization. Our Community Impact Model is focused on leading sustainable improvements in education, income and health to improve people’s lives and strengthen McLennan County.
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Our Impact Goals

Education
Children have the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in school and in life.
Financial Stability
Individuals and families are able to improve their financial stability and economic status.
Health
Individuals and families are able to improve their health and live healthy lives.
Safety Net Services
Individuals and families are able to meet their essential needs in order to move out of crisis.