By partnering with leaders and residents in local communities, we can build long-term solutions to poverty together.
Poverty for a family of 4 means living on $24,000 or less per year. Neighborhoods with high poverty rates may not have the resources necessary to address the most important problems in their community. Sometimes when neighborhoods are given help, it isn’t with the support that fits the specific situation.
By centering the needs of the residents and forming a shared ownership on projects, we work together with leaders in the community to learn more about the area. Once we learn the greatest needs, we get to work co-creating the best solution to the pain points the community is facing. We identify and train community influencers, called promotores, who act as a resource to their neighbors, connecting them to the right support. After implementation, we remain connected to ensure the neighborhood has support they need to continue building a stronger community.
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There are so many fun ways to volunteer in Phoenix this March! Check it out!
Valentine's Day inspired our Board Chair to write what she LOVES about United Way!
We are so grateful to APS for sharing their wonderful employees with us. Take a look at what they have to say about their Loaned Executive experience.
There are always volunteer opportunities available in Phoenix with Valley of the Sun United Way. Check out your options for February!
Maybe you’ve heard the name United Way, but do you know what it means to have a United Way in your community? We want you to get to know us better by hearing from our very own Valley of the Sun United Way employees!
Take a peek at the New Year philanthropic resolutions our Board Chair, Jennifer Holsman Tetreault, shares with Valley of the Sun United Way!
Find a volunteer opportunity that works for you this month!
A new year means new resolutions! If you are looking to get more involved in your community, we have 3 ways you can start this month!
‘Tis the season of giving and with these awesome ideas you can include your community in your ways to give back. Here are 5 things going on with Valley of the Sun United Way that you can be a part of.