Run a Campaign

United Way workplace campaigns are the heart and soul of our work and our ability to impact lives. For nearly 90-years, workplace campaign donors have joined together to change lives and make an impact in McLennan County. last year, over 41,000 children, families, and individuals were helped by the programs and services funded by United Way of Waco-McLennan County

Together, we positively impact McLennan County’s most difficult issues in the areas of Education, Financial Stability, Health, and Safety Net Services. Participating in a United Way workplace campaign allows you to support our entire community.  You can easily help address those needs by making a gift through your workplace campaign or a personal gift.

Campaign Coordinators

As a United Way Campaign Coordinator, you are essential to the Annual Workplace Campaign of the United Way of Waco-McLennan County. By leading your company’s internal fundraising effort, you are helping to improve lives by raising much-needed funds for investment in community programs and agencies. We are here to ensure you have a successful Workplace Campaign by providing support, marketing materials, event planning assistance, fundraising ideas, and volunteer opportunities. For further information or to begin running a 2018 Workplace Campaign, please contact Director of Campaigns and Community Engagement, Mary Beth Kauk, at marybethkauk@unitedwaywaco.org or call 254-752-2753, ext. 204.

Benefits of Running a Workplace Campaign

By partnering with United Way, you can:

  • Support Your Employees. Running a United Way campaign helps to provide your employees with the resources they may need during times of hardship.  United Way’s community partners offer services including child care, education, emergency food and housing, health care, family counseling, substance abuse counseling, workforce development, and more.
  • Encourage Volunteerism.  United Way can coordinate corporate volunteer opportunities for those looking to make a difference in our communities.  Whether it’s reading to children, leading financial management classes for families, or helping at the local food pantry—there are myriad volunteer options available every day.
  • Promote Employee Growth.  By running a campaign, you can establish a goal for your employees to attain together, foster team spirit and boost morale.  The experience helps your employees to gain and strengthen leadership, strategic planning, and other skills needed to increase productivity.
  • Enhance Your Corporate Image.  When your company supports United Way, the community recognizes your organization as a contributing corporate citizen. The resulting goodwill can create favorable impressions about your company among customers and clients.  In fact, 92 percent of Americans say they have a more positive image of a company that supports a cause they care about.
  • Create Healthier Communities for Business Viability.  Your organization is only as strong as your employees and the communities in which you live and operate.  Your leadership can help United Way provide solutions to community problems and make McLennan County a better place to live and work.

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