WHAT WE FUND

We are our community's unifying force. We see the bigger picture. And, through our large collaborative network, we invest in needs that can’t be met by a single organization.

Gifts made to United Way:

  • Undesignated gifts made to United Way go into the community investment fund, which focuses on meeting our community's most critical needs. Gifts made to this fund reach beyond one organization, funding 21 programs at 14 nonprofits in the Ozarks. 
  • Donors may choose to designate their gifts to a specific program or initiative. They may also designate their gift to one of our other funds listed below. 
Community Investment

Community Investment Fund

Our community investment strategy focuses on meeting our community's most critical needs, ensuring donor contributions reach beyond one agency, to make a more meaningful impact.
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Veterans Fund

Veterans Fund

The Veterans Fund, administered through a partnership with American Red Cross of Southern Missouri, provides emergency assistance for veterans.
Cancer Fund

Cancer Fund

The Cancer Fund is a designated collection geared toward cancer patients in need of financial assistance. It helps defray expenses, including: housing, utilities and transportation to medical appointments.