We Fight for Health, Education & Financial Stability.

Collier County is home to more than 100,000 children and hardworking adults who are living paycheck-to-paycheck, struggling to get by. We fight alongside them for the foundations of a better life: health, education & financial stability. You can too.

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Who We Are

Our United Way brings together thousands of donors and volunteers, businesses, and agencies throughout our county, mobilizing the caring power of our entire community to help those in need.

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What We Do

Our Work

Health

We believe that access to quality, affordable healthcare is the foundation on which healthy lives are built.

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Education

We believe that education is the most powerful tool families can use to transform their lives.

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Financial Stability

We believe that lending people a leg when they need one empowers them to keep fighting for a brighter future.

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Who We Impact

We fight alongside hardworking families who are struggling to build secure, sustainable lives for themselves in a world of constantly rising costs and rarely rising wages.

$58,272

Annual income needed for a family of four to survive independently in Collier County

$20,616

Annual income needed for a single adult to survive independently in Collier County

50,228

Collier County households with incomes below the survival threshold

How We Help

Agency Allocations

Every year, the United Way of Collier County provides more than $1,000,000 in underwriting to partner-agency programs throughout our county, directly impacting more than 10,000 people.

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Collier 2-1-1

When families face a crisis, they don’t always know where to turn for help. Our free Collier 2-1-1 hotline connects them with the assistance they need 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The Earned Income Tax Credit is our nation’s most effective anti-poverty program. Helping people with their taxes isn’t glamorous but it can change lives.

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Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Gives parents tools to prepare their children for kindergarten and watch those kids succeed in school and after. Children’s books are small, but they are mighty.

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How We Help

Agency Allocations

Every year, the United Way of Collier County provides more than $1,000,000 in underwriting to partner-agency programs throughout our county, directly impacting more than 10,000 people.

Meet Our Partners

Collier 2-1-1

When families face a crisis, they don’t always know where to turn for help. Our free Collier 2-1-1 hotline connects them with the assistance they need 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Get Help

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The Earned Income Tax Credit is our nation’s most effective anti-poverty program. Helping people with their taxes isn’t glamorous but it can change lives.

Learn More

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

Gives parents tools to prepare their children for kindergarten and watch those kids succeed in school and after. Children’s books are small, but they are mighty.

Learn More