Thanks to the generosity of our communities, United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) Board of Directors has recently awarded over $900,000 to support the health, education and financial stability of people throughout Tompkins County and beyond. Grants were made through the Community Care Fund, the Focus on Community Understanding and Service (FOCUS) Fund from the Dryden Middle School, and the Hunger & Food Security Fund.
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
United Way of Tompkins County announces the tenth year of its Stephen E. Garner Summers of Service Scholarships. This youth employment and learning opportunity, funded primarily by Cornell University’s Student United Way Campaign, will provide twelve paid summer jobs for local high school students (first priority to those entering their senior year) at United Way of Tompkins County’s member organizations. This initiative is named in memory of Stephen...
Posted: Friday, May 05, 2017

Listen to James Brown and WHCU Morning Newswatch host Lee Rayburn discuss the importance of the T. Merell Shipherd Flexible Fund and how your contribution will be matched up to $20,000 here!



Posted: Friday, March 24, 2017

The kids from GIAC picked up cigarette butts in our neighborhoods last week for Kick Butts Day! This event is sponsored by the Cayuga Center for Healthy Living at Island Health and Fitness.  An anonymous donor is going to donate a penny per butt up to 10,000 butts to GIAC through United Way. 100% of funds go to GIAC programs. That's $100! Please consider making a gift through the Give - Thank You link below at any level today!...

Posted: Thursday, March 23, 2017
The fourth annual United Way of Tompkins County (UWTC) Fat Tuesday fundraiser will be held at Lot 10 Bar and Lounge on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 from 5-8PM.  There will be live music featuring Casey Max & The DixieKats, celebrity bartenders, a silent auction, Luna Inspired Street Food, and drink specials!
Ithaca Mayor Myrick will be a celebrity bartender, serving up creative cocktails alongside County Administrator and...
Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Please Join Cornell University and United Way of Tompkins County this Friday for the 2nd Annual Big Red One-Day Online Auction. This Auction is open to everyone and benefits United Way of Tompkins County. Your support ensures the success of our communities! Preview the auction items at #LiveUnited


Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2017