Our Mission

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United Way fights for the education, basic needs and financial stability of every person in the Bluegrass. 


We LIVE UNITED against poverty, and other social issues facing our schools, neighborhoods and communities.

United Way of the Bluegrass has been a leader and motivator of change for real solutions in Central Kentucky for 98 years.  We have a Big Bold Goal that 20,000 more families in the Bluegrass will be self-sufficient by 2020.  This is a community goal and one that we can accomplish together.  United Way has committed to  three key drivers for community and economic success:


We have developed systems to evaluate the quality and success of the programs and partners that our investors help fund, so you can be assured that your dollars will have maximum impact on your community. 

To live better, we must LIVE UNITED.

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