United Way

of Greater Toledo

United as one, we change the story of many.

Our Work

For more than 100 years, United Way has fundraised for, and invested in, the Greater Toledo community. With over 20,000 donors and 10,000 local volunteers we continue to bring incredible people together to make positive local change.

“Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.”

– Albert Camus


We support 60 programs which provide education, financial stability, health and housing resources to people within our three-county footprint.


We partner with community organizations and corporations to ensure adults, families and children can live the happy and healthy lives they deserve.


We provide unrestricted funding to organizations who offer education, financial stability, health and housing resources to community members in Lucas, Ottawa and Wood counties.


We are the hand-raisers, we’re friend to the underdog and foe to the oppressor. We’re the steadfast leader you can can count on bring people together and address the challenges that need us most.


At United Way, when we say “advocate,” we mean…lend us your voice. That entails writing letters, sending emails, hosting meetings with elected officials and sharing what issues matter to our partners and those we help serve. Our advocacy work is nonpartisan and totally issue-focused.

Get Involved

By getting involved with United Way of Greater Toledo you are helping create greater impact for the lives of our neighbors in Lucas, Ottawa and Wood County. Whether it be through giving, advocacy or volunteering there are numerous ways for you to engage with United Way.

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There’s always something happening at United Way of Greater Toledo. Check out what’s happening in the news, and find out the latest about our organization!

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The United Way 365 Club helps make philanthropy easier and more rewarding for local small businesses by giving a dollar a day, or $365 a year. Thank you to our partners!

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United Way of Greater Toledo Serves




Individuals Served*

Our strength to serve our community comes from those who support us. We appreciate the investment our donors make through their financial support, the voices that rally for positive change by our advocates, and the important impact made by the people who choose to step up to serve with us as volunteers.
*Total units of service, 2020-2021.