2014 United Way Worldwide India Jammu & Kashmir Flood Recovery Fund In the wake of unprecedented floods and landslides in India’s regions of Jammu and Kashmir, United Way Worldwide has set up a recovery fund mobilizing resources from the U.S. and around the world to support a recovery and rebuilding effort for people in the affected areas. Continue reading »
United Way Worldwide
United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability and healthy lives.
Our mission: To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the world to advance the common good.
The “School after School” was launched in October 2013 and helped until now 90 kids from low-income families stay in school and complete their studies, resulting in no kids abandoning school and at least one third of them improved their school results. Continue reading »
The Shmita Project provides economic guidance and financial assistance educating families as how to budget, plan and provide for their homes to extricate thousands of families from the cycle of poverty. Continue reading »
After 6 months of hard work, United Way Poland opened “Światoteka”, a local day-club for children from Praga Poludnie district, thanks to the support of FedEx Express. Initial activities included art contest, private tutoring and catch-up classes for children and training classes for senior volunteers that will act as private tutors by helping children with their homework or just having a conversation. Continue reading »
Every year, United Way Poland collects within partner companies school supplies that are then distributed to children in need by volunteers. This action, called "First Bell at School" surpassed all expectations this year and benefitted more than 500 pupils coming from NGOs from several Polish cities and from our “Overcome the crisis” Counselling. Continue reading »