About Us

About Us

For 100 years…

United Way of Waco-McLennan County has focused on strengthening our community and creating opportunity for every resident 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. Alongside our community partnerships, we are working to affect equitable, systemic change in education, health, financial stability, and safety net services so that all people achieve their full potential.

Vision Statement

United Way of Waco-McLennan County envisions a community where all people have the education, health, and financial stability needed to achieve their full potential.

Mission Statement

United Way of Waco-McLennan County strengthens the community by mobilizing resources to measurably improve lives.

Our Community Commitment Statement

We unite our community to address its greatest challenges by supporting the education, health, financial stability, and safety net services of McLennan County.

To achieve our vision and mission, we commit to:

Collaborate 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 in every aspect of our work.

“As a United Way CIC member, I’ve had the opportunity to champion the way forward at increasing the equity in grant-making. Collectively, we strive to move the dial in a direction whereby funded programs are representative of the communities they serve.”

Paula Solano, 2021 Community Investment Council Member

1516 Austin Ave., Suite 2
Waco, Texas 76701