With the right tools, families can achieve what we all want: good jobs with good wages, safe and affordable housing, success for our children and financial stability.
United Way THRIVE
United Way THRIVE, a collaborative launched and led by United Way of Greater Houston, leverages more than 20 nonprofit partners and partnerships with employers, community colleges, financial institutions and city and state agencies, to provide families with the best and most comprehensive resources, wraparound support and the services they need to reach real and lasting financial independence. United Way THRIVE helps families build stronger financial futures by acquiring skills and education, obtaining better jobs, developing good financial habits and building savings. Meet some of the people who are on the path to financial stability thanks to United Way THRIVE.
Highlights of United Way THRIVE’s ninth year:
67,000 families put on the path to financial stability
36,500 tax returns completed with more than $49 million in net refunds returned
16,500 families benefitted from financial education and coaching
14,600 families received workforce development services
2,500 new or better jobs obtained
10:1 return on investment