About

Investing for Impact

For nearly 90 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 healtheducationfinancial 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.  Click to learn more about Impact Framework.

Mission

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

Vision

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.

Commitment to the Community

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 and transparency in every aspect of our work

Values

The core values that ground our work are:

  • Equity
  • Collaboration
  • Inclusion
  • Accountability
  • Impact


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