United Way has developed a variety of brief videos to share our message in fun, thoughtful and engaging ways. To share any of these videos during a virtual campaign meeting, we recommend downloading them to your desktop and playing them from there. If you need assistance, please contact Jessica Heil.
To view any of these videos on our YouTube channel, click here.
2020 Campaign Incentives
When you support United Way of Berks County this year, you may be eligible to win a variety of prizes, including a brand-new RAV-4.
United Way and Helping Harvest: Partners in Fighting Hunger
United Way President Tammy White and Helping Harvest Executive Director Jay Worrall share how the partnership between the two organizations fights hunger and food insecurity in Berks County.
Berksagram: United In Our Community
Check out Berks County’s newest social media platform – Berksagram, where we highlight all the great people and efforts making our community a better place.
This Is…Ester’s Story
Fleeing domestic violence, Ester’s mother created a healthy, stable life for herself and her children with the help of United Way programs and services. This is their story.
This Is…Ruth’s Story
The COVID-19 crisis has significantly increased food needs in our community. Learn how Ruth, whose late husband supported United Way for many years, received the help she needed to make ends meet.
This Is…Stefanie’s Story
Stefanie, an employee of Boscov’s, shares how United Way has helped her family and her coworkers.
This Is…Heather’s Story
Heather shares how Safe Berks, a United Way Agency Partner, helped her overcome domestic violence to create a better life for herself and her daughter.
This Is…Keeping Kids Safe and Healthy
Learn how Olivet Boys and Girls Club, with support from United Way, shifted their efforts to meet the emerging needs of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the children they serve throughout Berks County.
Esto Es…La Historia de Ester
Huyendo de la violencia doméstica, la madre de Ester creó una vida sana y estable para ella y sus hijos con la ayuda de los programas y servicios de United Way. Esta es su historia.
Thank You to Our Community’s Front Line Heroes
During this time of crisis, we share our appreciation with all Berks Countians who are serving our community during the COVID-19 crisis.
A Million Thanks
Thanks to the generosity of our community, the Berks COVID-19 Response Fund has raised more than $1 million to help organizations on the front-line of the coronavirus crisis. Berks County is a community like no other!
Because Heroes Live Here
As our community continues to feel the impact of COVID-19, we need heroes like you. Learn how your support help us aid our most vulnerable neighbors, now and in the future.
Agency Partner Reverse Tour: Big Brothers Big Sisters
Jim Smith of Big Brothers Big Sisters shares how United Way supports critical youth mentoring programs in Berks County
Agency Partner Reverse Tour: Literacy Council of Reading-Berks
Ryan Breisch of the Literacy Council of Reading-Berks shares how United Way supports critical literacy programs in Berks County
Agency Partner Reverse Tour: Family Guidance Center
Kim McConnell of Family Guidance Center shares how United Way supports mental health care for local families and individuals.
Agency Partner Reverse Tour: Berks Encore
LuAnn Oatman, executive director of Berks Encore, shares how the organization’s partnership with United Way of Berks County is helping seniors and others in our community.