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.

Please note: to view a video with Closed Captions, click Play, then click or tap the CC button at the bottom of the YouTube window.

To view any of these videos on our YouTube channel, click here.


United Way at Work

Over the past year, we’ve learned what happens when people LIVE UNITED. And we’re ready to do more.

United Way FAQ

Staff members answer some of the most frequently asked questions about United Way of Berks County.

United Way Impact

Learn how United Way’s Berks COVID-19 Response Fund helped two local organizations respond to emergency needs resulting from the pandemic.

United Way Fact or Fiction

Do you know United Way fact from fiction? Test your knowledge and learn more about United Way of Berks County.

5 Things to Know About 211

211 is a free information and referral service that connects individuals to the services they need like housing and utilities assistance, child care and more.

5 Cosas Que Hay Que Saber Sobre el 211

211 es un servicio gratuito de información y referencia que conecta a las personas con los servicios que necesitan.

Partner Testimonials
United Way and Catholic Charities: Helping Homeless Veterans

United Way’s partnership with Catholic Charities helps struggling veterans return to civilian life. Learn how your support of United Way is making a difference in their lives.

United Way and Family Promise: Helping Homeless Youth

Homeless youth exist in every school district in Berks County. Your support of United Way helps youth find stability through the U-Turn program at Family Promise of Berks County.

United Way and Friend, Inc. Community Services: Meeting Needs in Northern Berks

United Way’s partnership with Friend, Inc. Community Services ensures that basic needs are being met in the rural areas of northern Berks County. Learn the many ways that people are getting the help they need, thanks to United Way’s support.

United Way and Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank: Fighting Hunger

United Way’s partnership with Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank is helping to meet the rising food needs in Berks County. Learn how your support of United Way is making a difference.

Success Stories
New Journey Community Outreach: Help Comes Full Circle

NJCO Executive Director Sue Krall has heard many success stories from clients over the years, but a surprise encounter demonstrated how NJCO’s help came full circle for one local man.

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…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.

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.

This Is…Stefanie’s Story

Stefanie, an employee of Boscov’s, shares how United Way has helped her family and her coworkers.