Some 2 million people have fled Ukraine, and experts predict 4 to 7 million will be forced to leave before the conflict is over. United Way is stepping up to support those displaced by the violence, providing life-saving relief.


Your donation to the United for Ukraine fund will be designated for immediate humanitarian support and directed to on-the-ground efforts by United Ways in Poland, Hungary, and Romania.

The immediate support will cover:

  • Transportation
  • Shelter
  • Food and medicines
  • Critical childcare supplies, including infant formula and diapers
  • Hygiene kits, and more

By donating to United Way, you’re supporting vetted, nonpartisan organizations on the ground and providing vital help to those who need it most. This situation is fluid and there is no doubt the needs will be great and will continue for some time.

United Way of Greater Fall River believes everyone deserves opportunities for a good life: a quality education that leads to sustaining job opportunities, enough income to support a family, and a good, healthy lifestyle that increases life expectancy.

Your donation supports basic needs, disaster relief and recovery, and programs that provide essential services such as behavioral health and family supports, outreach to seniors and veterans, and quality out-of-school enrichment experiences.

It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. 


United Way directly supports more than 30 partner agencies through allocated funding, food grants, impact grants, and relief funds.  We communicate regularly with these partners to best address the needs of the community.


Registering to vote, completing the census, working towards racial justice, United Way of Greater Fall River participates in advocacy at the city, state, and national level.


We sponsor, a collaborative site offering volunteer opportunities from Plymouth through the Rhode Island line.  We also organize annual Day of Caring and Day of Action events, both in-person and virtually.

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These unprecedented times have put United Way’s purpose to the test. Our mission “to improve lives by mobilizing people to invest in the community where their resources are needed most” has never been more relevant.  We support our partner agencies with sustainable funding, recognizing that their presence is needed now more than ever. The need for access to behavioral and mental health clinics, crisis hotlines, food pantries and soup kitchens, job assistance and training, early childhood education and youth services is greater now than it has been in recent history.  Together with our partner agencies, we are engaging in the work to respond, recover, reimagine, and rebuild Greater Fall River as a community, post-pandemic.