You know that it exists. You know that it helps people. You've seen the commercials that are all over NFL games on Sundays.
But what does United Way do for Houston? And what can it do for you?
Below is a comprehensive list of agencies that our local United Way supports. In some cases, our United Way contributes a significant portion of the organization's budget. In other cases, it contributes a smaller, but no less vital, amount to an organization's programs.
In Legacy's case, United Way has historically contributed to Legacy's HIV/STD education, testing, and counseling, as well as the Frost Eye Clinic.
Take a look at this loooooooong list. Do you see any organizations you've used? Any you've suggested other people check out?
Chances are good your life has been improved thanks to the United Way's efforts to do something amazing in the Houston community.
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA)
Alliance for Multicultural Community Services
American Cancer Society
American Red Cross – Greater Houston Area Chapter
Avance, Inc. - Houston
Bay Area Council On Drugs and Alcohol, Inc.
Bay Area Rehabilitation Center
Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
Boy Scouts of America – Sam Houston Area Council
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston, Inc.
The Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Career & Recovery Resources, Inc.
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
The Center for Hearing and Speech
The Center Serving Persons with Mental Retardation
Child Care Council of Greater Houston, Inc.
Chinese Community Center
Colorado Valley Transit, Inc.
Community Family Centers, Inc.
The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston
Crisis Intervention of Houston, Inc.
CROSSROADS: Community Partnership for Youth, Inc.
Denver Harbor Senior Citizens, Inc.
DePelchin Children's Center
Easter Seals of Greater Houston, Inc.
Family Services of Greater Houston
FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling Center
Fifth Ward Enrichment Program
Fort Bend County Women's Center
Fort Bend Family Health Center, Inc.
Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse, Inc.
Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
Good Neighbor Healthcare Center
Houston Area Urban League
Houston Area Women's Center
Innovative Alternatives, Inc.
Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston
Jewish Community Center of Houston
Jewish Family Service
Julia C. Hester House, Inc.
Legacy Community Health Services
The Lighthouse of Houston
Literacy Advance of Houston, Inc.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Lone Star Legal Aid
Mental Health America of Greater Houston
Montgomery County Women's Center
Montrose Counseling Center
Multicultural Education and Counseling Through the Arts
Neighborhood Centers Inc.
The Salvation Army
San Jose Clinic
Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.
Sheltering Arms Senior Services
Spaulding For Children
Star Of Hope
University, Speech, Language & Hearing Clinic
Volunteers of America Texas
Wellsprings Village, Inc.
Wesley Community Center, Inc.
The Women's Home
YMCA of the Greater Houston Area