Advancing the Common Good
United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities around the worked to advance the common good.
In 2008, United Way Worldwide initiated a 10-year program designed to achieve the following goals by 2018:
- Improve education, and cut the number of high school dropouts in half.
- Help people achieve financial stability, and get half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable on the road to economic independence.
- Promote healthy lives, and increase by one-third the number of youth and adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.