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Our Work

At United Way of Spokane County, we are dedicated to improving the well-being and opportunities for every individual in our community. We provide essential services including fundraising, volunteerism, ALICE Awareness, and nonprofit initiatives. Our focus areas encompass education, economic mobility, and health resources, ensuring a comprehensive approach to support.

We collaborate with local businesses to run annual fundraising campaigns, generating crucial financial backing for community initiatives. Guided by a local board of directors, we tailor our programs to meet the unique needs of Spokane County. With a vision of increasing donations and enhancing community support, we are committed to making a meaningful impact on the lives of those we serve. Live United.

Income Stability


Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed

The mission of the United Way's ALICE program is to support and uplift working families in Spokane County who are struggling with financial instability. Through data-driven insights and collaborative partnerships, we aim to provide affordable housing, workforce development, and financial education to help ALICE households achieve economic stability and improve their quality of life.


Every family, regardless of income constraints, deserves the opportunity to thrive. By fostering unity and compassion, the ALICE program works towards creating a more equitable society where financial insecurity is addressed, and economic stability is accessible to all.

Capacity Building

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By engaging in capacity-building service, we combat poverty and foster a thriving community where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.


Early Learning

To provide equitable access to quality education for every child and youth, empowering them to succeed academically and in life. Through dedicated efforts and collaborative partnerships, United Way of Spokane County strives to break down educational barriers, disrupt the cycle of poverty, and foster personal and community growth.


A world where every child, regardless of background, has the opportunity to achieve their full potential through quality education. United Way of Spokane County envisions thriving, inclusive communities strengthened by the transformative power of education, where empowered individuals contribute to a more just and prosperous society.

Capacity Building


United Way of Spokane County is committed to enhancing lives by mobilizing the collective generosity of our local communities, including through workplace fundraising campaigns. Our efforts concentrate on education, financial stability, health, and essential needs, fostering enduring, positive transformations.

In a society where everyone can thrive, strong partnerships and comprehensive resources are vital. Together, we champion effective solutions to tackle our community's most urgent challenges.


Domestic Violence

United Way of Spokane County is devoted to ending domestic violence by offering immediate aid, comprehensive resources, and critical interventions for those affected. We collaborate with local partners to provide safe shelter, professional counseling, long-term housing, and job opportunities, empowering survivors to rebuild their lives and fostering healthy, secure families.

Our vision is a community devoid of domestic violence, where every household experiences safety and wellness. By leveraging collective action and data-informed strategies, we aim to prevent future violence, increase public awareness, and cultivate a supportive environment for all individuals impacted by domestic violence.

Housing Stability

To make safe, stable, and affordable housing accessible for all in Spokane County by mobilizing community resources and fostering collaborative partnerships.

A Spokane County where individuals and families have the security of quality housing, creating a foundation for a prosperous and resilient community.

Capacity Building

To strengthen Spokane County by promoting volunteerism with local charities, we aim to connect individuals with opportunities to serve, fostering a community of compassion, support, and mutual aid.

Volunteerism and community engagement are the driving forces for positive change in Spokane County, creating a vibrant, caring, and unified community. Through dedicated service, we aspire to uplift lives and build a stronger, more resilient region.

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