United Way of Berks County helps people in need and addresses critical issues to make our community a better place for everyone.  Our efforts are rooted in those fundamental principles, as we bring the right mix of people and organizations together to focus on our community’s health and human service needs and to create lasting changes throughout Berks County.

Our work is centered on raising and distributing funds to support a vital network of health and human services, as well as tackling our community’s key issues and working towards solutions in the areas of Education, Health, Financial Stability and Safety Net Services.

When we LIVE UNITED, we can all be part of the change we want to see in our community.


United Way of Berks County improves lives by inspiring collaboration, volunteerism and financial support to build a stronger community.


Uniting our community to improve lives.


The official registration and financial information of the United Way of Berks County (UWBC) may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free 800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement. If designating your gift outside of the community an administrative processing and uncollectible fee will be charged. If you have questions regarding your donation please contact UWBC at 25 North 2nd Street, Suite 101, Reading, Pennsylvania 19601, or call 610-685-4555. Contributions in the current year support health and human service needs in the following year.

UWBC does not provide any goods or services in return for your contribution unless you enter the incentive programs. Your contribution may be tax deductible to the extent it exceeds the minimum giving levels for eligibility by your participation in the UWBC incentive programs. For actual tax implications please consult your tax advisor. UWBC will send you a charitable contribution receipt for all donations of $250 or more.

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