• UNITED WAY OF MERCED COUNTY
    UNITED WAY OF MERCED COUNTY
    United Way of Merced County advances the common good of our community. Our focus is on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way of Merced County recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.
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  • GIVE
    GIVE
    In communities across the county, we're working every day to ensure every child has a quality education, every family has a stable income, and all Residents enjoy good health. But to continue our vital work, we need your support.
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  • ADVOCATE
    ADVOCATE
    Join us and advocate for an Education, Income, Health or a nonprofit strengthening issue that you are passionate about. You can advocate in many ways. Be a part of your community and talk to others about what is important in Merced county.
  • VOLUNTEER - GET INVOLVED
    VOLUNTEER - GET INVOLVED
    The United Way of Merced County has numerous opportunities for volunteer work to help improve our community and the lives of others. Learn more about volunteering and find out how you can get involved by helping kids read, tutoring students, or mentoring.
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  • CAMPAIGN CORNER
    CAMPAIGN CORNER
    The United Way Merced County Campaign for the Common Good is supported by Merced County residents and organizations taking action and improve the education, income and health of our communities. It's the caring power of our donors that allows us to positively impact Merced County in an effort to better the livelihood of all community residents.
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  • EDUCATION
    EDUCATION
    Education is the cornerstone of individual and community success. The first five years of a childs life are a crucial stage of life in terms of a child's physical, intellectual, emotional and social development. Growth of mental and physical abilities progress at an amazing rate and a very high percentage of learning takes place from birth to age five. It is a time when children especially need high quality personal care and learning experiences. But with more than 1.2 million children dropping out each year, America faces an education crisis. The cost? More than $312 billion in lost wages, taxes and productivity over their lifetimes. These trends are reversible, but only when communities and public, private and nonprofit sectors work together.
  • INCOME
    INCOME
    United Way of Merced County works diligently to mitigate the financial ills communities face on a daily basis. Advocates, staff, and volunteers come together to identify the financial needs of our communities. Whether its access to emergency food, housing, utilities assistance, and/or free tax return preparations geared towards obtaining Cal-EITC and Federal EITC dollars for those who qualify, you can bet United Way of Merced County is at the forefront.
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  • HEALTH
    HEALTH
    Whether it is a neighbour without health insurance, a victim of abuse, or someone struggling with mental illness or an addiction, United Ways are working to ensure everyone has access to affordable and quality care.
  • UNITED WAY OF MERCED COUNTY
  • GIVE
  • ADVOCATE
  • VOLUNTEER - GET INVOLVED
  • CAMPAIGN CORNER
  • EDUCATION
  • INCOME
  • HEALTH

TOGETHER, WE ARE GREATER

United Way of Greater Merced County focuses on assisting under-served individuals in the community by providing resources to fight poverty. Underneath everything we are, underneath everything we do, we are all people. Connected, interdependent, united. And when we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.

With your help, we fight for the education, housing, and financial stability of all in Merced County. 

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