Who We Are

We’re the collaborators, the volunteers, the funders, the change-makers.

We fight for the health, education, financial stability, and basic needs of everyone in Greater Fall River.


How do we Live United?

The United Way of Greater Fall River mobilizes individual caring power to create a Healthy Community, Youth Opportunity, Financial Security, and Community Resiliency so everyone can thrive. Local dollars are invested in local programs with the Annual Campaign as the vehicle driving these efforts to create change and opportunity. Learn about our mission and how we collaborate through a connected network of changemakers Leading the Way to a thriving community.

The United Way of Greater Fall River Board

Our board is a diverse group of volunteers from many different facits of our community.  From business owners, volunteer organizations, lawyers, insurers, teachers, our board gives of their time, talent, and treasure to guide United Way of Greater Fall River and support our work in the community.



United Way Staff

Executive Director– Kimberly J. Smith

Resource Development– Patty Armstrong

Marketing & Community Engagement– Janine Pohorely

Finance– Cindy Gillis


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