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News & Updates
Shout Out to the PSU Graduate and Professional Student Association! This great crew (not all are pictured!) sorted all of the books we have so far... and labeled 1,000!!! 📚📚📚📚 Soon,these books will be the hands of our little ones...YAY! Learn...
Centre County United Way's 2017 campaign raised $1,857,893, exceeding the campaign's goal by more than $57,000. Learn more…
Celebrate with Centre County United Way on February 12, 2018 at The American Philatelic Society in Bellefonte as we mark the conclusion of the 2017 Centre County United Way Campaign! Hear from campaign leadership and volunteers who worked so hard to make...
October 24, 2017
University Park, Pa. — For over 40 years, Penn State has designated Centre County United Way as the charity of choice.
October 24, 2017
University Park, Pa. — With a bye this past weekend, the Penn State football team used its time off the field to tackle a volunteer project. A group of about 50 players gathered at Centre Furnace Mansion on East College Avenue on Thursday to participate in the United Way Day of Caring.
March 20, 2008
University Park, Pa. — The United Way of America has recognized the Penn State Student United Way as a national model for the formation of similar groups.
Because Penn State & Centre County LIVE UNITED…
Over 6,500 adults have been trained to recognize the signs of child sexual abuse and how to report it.
605 patients were seen in the Dental Clinic and 104 expectant mothers were served in the Maternal Child Program.
2,855 people were provided a safe place to stay as they recovered from crisis.
Over 444,000 meals were distributed through food security programs.
Together, we fight for…
What matters more?
A Cup of Coffee
25 Meals for a Family of 4
A Mobile App
Books for 50 Preschoolers
A Pair of Movie Tickets
Financial Coaching for 65 Families
A Dinner Out
22 Nights of Shelter
A Year of Afterschool Enrichment
What could your dollar do?
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What does it mean to Live United?
94% of the children and 88% of the adults enrolled in intensive literacy programs demonstrated measurable improvement in their reading skills.3 27% of those enrolled in programs designed to improve literacy demonstrated measurable improvement in their reading skills. 93% reported improved cultural understanding and knowledge. 100% demonstrated improved ability to appropriately access the legal system. Total served = 27,702 children and adults.
96% enrolled in financial education, employment and support programs (11,316 people) demonstrated measurable improvement in their financial condition.
86% enrolled in CCUW partner network programs (19,334 people) were evaluated and demonstrated measurable improvement in their ability to deal with mental, physical and drug and alcohol related issues.