The Best Way To Help The Most People

How We Help

We help people by raising funds and supporting programs that provide opportunity and create lasting change in our community. United Way of Monroe County fights to ensure a good life for all by funding programs that focus in Health, Education, and Financial Stability. 

Get Involved

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you.

Through United Way over 36,000 lives have been touched in Monroe County!

We are committed to using our funds responsibly

Caring volunteers serve on the United Way Board of Directors to evaluate the needs of our local community.

I'm here to say give through your pay.  Even small amounts help in a big way!


United Way of Monroe County is a not-for-profit organization exempt from income tax under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code and provides supporting services and other assistance to public and private agencies and community organizations to meet the human service needs of the general public of Monroe County.  UWMC is governed by a local board of directors and operates under charitable solicitation permits issued by the Sate of Tennessee.  UWMC pays annual dues of 1% to the United Way Worldwide and .138% to the United Ways of Tennessee.  UWMC 7% of the total amount pledged to UWMC to cover fundraising and administration costs.  This amount is paid to the administrative and support services provider for UWMC.