Hunger Action Month 2022

September is Hunger Action Month. United Way of Greater Fall River is working to ensure that everyone in our community has access to healthy, affordable food. According to Feeding America, 34 million people are food insecure in America; here in the Southcoast, that...

Support the Community Baby Shower

Join United Way of Greater Fall River, The Basics Southcoast, Fall River WIC, and Tufts Health Plan by supporting the very first Community Baby Shower in Fall River. Your donation supports baby shower baskets of goods for both the birthing parent and the baby: baby...

Together, we can.

 Together, We Can Make Their Future Brighter.Our world looks different than anyone imagined a few years ago. Whether it’s because of the war in Ukraine, COVID’s economic impact or inflation – it’s a challenging time.It’s no exaggeration to say that the most vulnerable...

Impact Grants- 2022

Impact Grants- 2022 United Way of Greater Fall River is proud to announce the 2022-2023 Impact Grants.  Impact Grant-funded programs will have a deep impact on individuals and families in the UWGFR service area. Impact Grant programs align with our major pillars of...

UWGFR Funds Teach for America

Teach for America Massachusetts executive director Shannah Varon receives a $25,000 check from United Way of Greater Fall River executive director Kimberly J. Smith on May 31, 2022 to support the work that Teach for America does in Fall River-area schools.  ...

Stamp Out Hunger 2022

Stamp Out Hunger is back on Saturday, May 14, 2022. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its annual national food drive on Saturday, May 14th. NALC and United Way of Greater Fall River will host a press conference on Wednesday, May 11th at...

Childcare Worker Appreciation Mini-Grants

United Way of Greater Fall River celebrates childcare workers with appreciation grants United Way of Greater Fall River is pleased to announce the distribution of $3,500 to local childcare programs through mini-grants to celebrate the work of childcare workers in our...

United for Ukraine

United Way springs to action to support humanitarian work for those fleeing violence and war in Ukraine.United Way of Greater Fall River supports the efforts of United Ways on the ground in Hungary, Romania, and Poland. Together, we are providing aid to the over 2...

2021 Funded Program Success Stories 3

United Way of Greater Fall River supports programs in Greater Fall River that support the health, education, financial stability & basic needs of our community.In our 2020-2021 campaign, we raised $1.1 million to fund programs throughout our service area.  Below...

2021 Funded Program Success Stories 2

United Way of Greater Fall River supports programs in Greater Fall River that support the health, education, financial stability & basic needs of our community.In our 2020-2021 campaign, we raised $1.1 million to fund programs throughout our service area.  Below...