United Way Of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
Rating: 3 stars 3 3 reviews
100 Edgewood Ave Ne Atlanta GA 30303 USA
United way of greater atlanta engages all segments of our community to drive sustainable change in education, income, health, homelessness, while continuing to address urgent and basic human care.
United way of greater atlanta invests in approximately 330 programs and more than 240 nonprofits across the region through our community impact fund, which is comprised of gifts from donors who designate their contributions to solving critical community issues. Through this fund, united way combines the contributions of tens of thousands of individuals and invests those donations where they will have the greatest impact in solving community issues. Our volunteers examine evidence-based interventions and prioritize community grants based on the best available data. These grants are awarded to programs and organizations that can demonstrate measurable results around the following goals: babies are born healthychildren enter school ready to learn and graduate prepared for careers youth avoid risky behaviors families are self-sufficientpeople have access to primary health carehomeless people are housed within one yearurgent and basic human care needs are met
united way of greater atlanta helps people volunteer in a number of ways, such as lending their professional expertise, advocating on behalf of issues, and donating household and office items. United way provides support and expertise through eight local offices to help communities solve problems. Through technical assistance and gifts in kind atlanta, united way of greater atlanta helps nonprofit organizations operate more effectively and efficiently. We work with stakeholders in communities across our service area to collectively address and implement strategies to ensure that all people in our region can thrive. United way 2-1-1 connects people to the assistance they need to address everyday challenges of living, as well as those that develop during times of community emergencies. Answering more than 710,000 contacts through telephone and electronic contact, united way 2-1-1 connects people needing help or wanting to provide help with the appropriate local resources.
united way of greater atlanta is the community mobilizer that creates sustainable progress in education, income, health, homelessness and basic needs. Through our network of strategic partners, we forge collaborations and develop capabilities and capacity to effectively address complex community issues. We build on existing programs and implement innovative practices through our core initiatives: ending chronic homelessness; ensuring children enter school ready to learn; connecting people to health services and working toward babies being born healthy; and providing opportunities for our youth to graduate college or technical school prepared for careers.
united way provides support and services to community groups and non-profits in atlanta through the use of the loudermilk conference center. The loudermilk conference center exemplifies united way's commitment to the city by serving as the premier meeting place for greater atlanta non-profit organizations, civic groups, and the business community. United way also owns the woodruff volunteer center and leases space to other non-profits.
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