How Does United Way of Berks County Make a Difference?

At United Way, we bring together the right mix of people and organizations to identify community needs and support programming to address those needs. Each year, over 150,000 people in Berks County are helped through the work of United Way and our partners. Learn more about our work.

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Our 2022 MacKenzie Scott Grant Report has been released. Learn how our strategic grant awards and community-centered investments are creating impact in Berks.
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Emergency Food and Shelter Program applications are open until February 1.
Qualifying agencies serving Berks County residents are urged to apply.
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Summer Learning Grant applications are open until February 3. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to support summer learning programming.
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LIVE UNITED Grant applications are now open year-round. One-time grants of up to $5,000 for “great ideas” and creative projects are available.
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NEED HELP?

When you need help, you don’t have to search for it on your own. Dial 211 and, with just a few questions, the 211 information and referral specialists will connect you with the help you need. From housing and utilities to health care and even volunteer opportunities, 211 can help. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

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