We are working all over our community every day to empower our neighbors to live better lives.

Our Work

Together, we are creating opportunities for our neighbors and our community to thrive. United Way of Greater Houston is here to help families meet their basic needs, like food and housing, and establish a pathway to a better future through things like education and job training. We bring people and partners together to address tough issues and create real change. Your support makes it possible. 

10 Years of United Way THRIVE

Results, stories, and more

Summer Learning

Engaging kids out of school

2-1-1 Quick Facts

What you need to know

2-1-1 Overview

One call for help and hope

Houston Saves

start saving for the future

United Way Bright Beginnings

Giving kids the best start

Disaster Preparedness

Make a plan. Be prepared.

Linda’s Story

Linda's Story (video)

Aaliyah and Debra’s Story

Aaliyah and Debra's Story (video)

Mark’s Story

Mark's Story (video)

Jessica’s Story

Jessica's Story (video)

Anushka’s Story

Anushka's Story (video)

Ayden’s Story

Ayden's Story (video)

Keyonna’s Story

Keyonna's Story (video)

United Way MATH

Increasing success in algebra

Maxine’s Story

Maxine's Story (video)

Amanda’s Story

Amanda's Story (video)

Valentina’s Story

Valentina's Story (video)

Darryl’s Story

Darryl's Story (video)

Laura’s Story

Laura's Story (video)

Christopher’s Story

Chrsitopher's Story (video)

Cameron’s Story

Cameron's Story (video)

Bryson’s Story

Bryson's Story (video)

Margo’s Story

United Way THRIVE (video)

Denise’s Story

Denise's Story (video)

Makari’s Story

United Way Reading Together (video)

United Way THRIVE

A path to stability

Reading Together

Students master reading

Elizabeth’s Story

Elizabeth's Story (video)

Michael’s Story

Michael’s Story (video)

Claudia’s Story

Claudia’s Story (video)

Cathy’s Story

Cathy’s Story (video)

Christie’s Story

Christie’s Story (video)

Daisy’s Story

Daisy’s Story (video)