Mission and Focus

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Mission: Improving lives through the caring power of community.

You are invited to LIVE UNITED through United Way of Greater St. Joseph, to improve lives through the caring power of community, by giving, advocating and volunteering.

Through United Way, you can join others in the area and focus on three essential building blocks of good life important to everyone:

  • Education

  • Health

  • Financial Stability

Together, through United Way, our community works to advance these three priorities by meeting immediate needs and by addressing the underlying causes of problems. By LIVING UNITED, we advance the common good in Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas and aim for lasting, positive change in people's lives

United Way of Greater St. Joseph advance our mission by investing in 17 local Partner Agencies. Seven Initiatives/Programs are made available to the community through the United Way office. Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of hard-working volunteers and wise operational practices, more than 92 cents of every dollar donated goes inot programs and services that improves lives in our community.