ince 1953, United Way of Central Oregon has been strengthening communities in Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties, as well as the lands of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and investing locally in our community’s most needed programs and services while simultaneously strengthening our community.
WHAT CAN YOUR DONATIONS DO?
Your donation builds local resilience. We support local nonprofits: 1 in 3 locals are served by a United Way-funded program. We study poverty: 2 in 5 Central Oregon households are below the federal poverty level or one expense away from crisis. We study resilience: we’ve surveyed 2,900 locals. We incubate community movements; we’ve trained 1,700 individuals through our TRACEs initiative.