Our Work

United Way was built on the belief that together, we can accomplish more than any one individual or organization can alone. 

 
We're bringing together the hearts, hands and minds of our community to make it one of the best places in the country for children and families.  It's a big goal.  A brighter vision of the future shared by individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.  
 
Our community has identified 3 Impact Areas of primary concern:
Income
Focus Areas: Emergency Food and Shelter and Homelessness Prevention.
United Way of Androscoggin County supports community programs that shelter and feed people during times of need and offer services to prevent homelessness.
 
Health
Focus Areas: Strong Families, Access to Health Care and Independent Living
United Way of Androscoggin County supports community health services for essential medical and dental care, substance abuse treatment, mental health care, violence prevention and recovery, independent living and nutrition programs.
 
Education
Focus Areas: Readiness to Learn, School Success and Youth Development
United Way of Androscoggin County supports community programs that help families and children thrive and learn, youth programs where kids feel safe and welcome, and connect youth with mentors and role models they trust.
 
Focusing on programs that work to improve education, financial stability, and health, we work to advance the common good of all.
 
Proudly serving the people of:
Auburn
Durham
Greene
Leeds
Lewiston
Lisbon
Mechanic Falls
Minot
Poland
Sabattus
Turner
Wales