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.
Kick off the fundraising year with
UNITED WE MOVE 2021.
Saturday, October 23, walk, run, or ride in the Fall River Bioreserve to support the United Way of Greater Fall River Annual Campaign. Thanks to our generous sponsors, like Presenting Sponsor BayCoast Bank, every registration fee for United We Move goes directly to the 2021-2022 Annual Campaign. Those funds support HEALTH, EDUCATION, FINANCIAL STABILITY & BASIC NEEDS programming in Greater Fall River.
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.
We sponsor VolunteerSouthcoast.org, 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.
More about us
United Way of Greater Fall River (UWGFR) has opened a Hurricane Ida Relief Fund. We are taking steps to assist response and relief efforts for families affected by Hurricane Ida. UWGFR...
United We Move is back for the second year, this time as a live and in-person trail festival in the Fall River Bioreserve!United We Move is the 2021 kickoff to United Way of Greater Fall River's...
United Way of Greater Fall River is looking for new programs to fund through a Request for Proposals process this month. Any 501(c)3 organization wishing to become an Agency Partner for...
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.