University of Pittsburgh

United Way Campaign

REASON  #2
RESOURCES ARE SCARCE. Government funding for health and human services is declining, even as needs continue to grow in this tough economy.

More reasons to give

Live United For A Greater Pittsburgh

 

your dollars at work

$1 a week

  • With your support, healthy meals are delivered to a senior's home.
  • Thanks to you, one struggling family gets emergency food assistance for six months.
  • You’re helping a child in an at-risk community with curriculum-based after-school programs,
    community enrichment and academic support for most of the school year.
  • You're helping a neighbor on the road to employment with a full month of support, counseling, trainig and transportation.

$5 a week

  • With your help, a low-income parent can further her education.
  • Thanks to your support of home safety checks and hot meals, two more seniors can live
    independently.
  • You're helping people with chronic illness get instruction to help them better manage their illness.
  • Thanks to you, three at-risk children and their parents are learning the value of education, through supports, training and kindergarten registration efforts over six months.

$10 a week

  • Thanks to your support, four newly vulnerable families have access to child care, food, and shelter.
  • Thanks to you, an at-risk girlis introduced to the skills needed for science, math or engineering careers.
  • Two hard-to-employ adults have safe, affordable housing for six months while gaining specific skills and job training.