Our Mission

Lead, unite and inspire our community to improve lives and fight for everyone to have a better quality of life.

Advancing the Common Good

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That’s why United Way’s work is focused on the building blocks for a good life:

  • Education – Helping Children and Youth Achieve their Potential
  • Income – Promoting Financial Stability and Independence
  • Health – Improving People’s Health

Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, and when people are healthy.

United Way’s goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of societal problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.

We are committed to creating an anti-discriminatory environment in our community. Our anti-discrimination policy applies to all program and service activities supported by United Way of Porter County. United Way of Porter County proactively includes all areas of diversity including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.