Providing a better quality of life for 67+ years!
United Way of Kennebec Valley is a nonprofit organization serving all 29 communities in Kennebec County. United Way partners with 49 local programs to provide a better quality of life for people experiencing emergencies, hardships and personal challenges in our communities. Since 1955, United Way of Kennebec Valley has been combining forces with Kennebec Valley nonprofits, businesses, government agencies and individual donors to address our area’s most pressing challenges. More than 31,082 Kennebec Valley people were helped by United Way programs and initiatives in the last year. This means 1 in 4 local people are directly supported by United Way!
United Way of Kennebec Valley unites all people and resources to improve lives in our community.
United Way of Kennebec Valley envisions a strong, self-sufficient community in which people are educated, financially stable and healthy.
- Community Centered – We serve the community, are inclusive of all people, and are responsive to needs.
- Results Driven – We are forward-thinking and deliberate as we translate strategy into measurable and lasting outcomes.
- Collaborative – We champion collective action, align community efforts, and engage different perspectives.
- Leading with Integrity – We foster trust, ensure our work is equitable and transparent, and hold ourselves accountable.
COMMITMENT TO TRANSPARENCY
United Way of Kennebec Valley has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency on Candid/GuideStar and Charity Navigator's highest rating of a Four Star Charity. We encourage you click below to learn more about why giving through United Way is a smart choice.
Groundbreaking Study Reveals that 42% of Households in Kennebec County Struggled to Afford Basics in 2021
Posted on November 7, 2023 by Mboyer in News
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