We Support Our Community

United Way of Collier and the Keys brings together people and resources to tackle complex issues and drive sustainable positive change to help our community thrive.

United Way of Collier and the Keys

Founded in 1957, United Way of Collier and the Keys has a rich history of bringing together individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and government entities to fight for a strong, vibrant, and healthy community.

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Core Values

  • Commitment to community success
  • Accountability through transparency
  • Operational excellence
  • Fiduciary responsibility
  • Innovation
  • Continuous improvement

About Us

United Way of Collier and the Keys works to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks for a good quality of life – education, income and health. As a volunteer-driven organization, we partner with hundreds of volunteers and over 40 local charities to provide hundreds of human service programs to nearly 200,000 Collier and Monroe residents.

Nonprofit Partner

"United Way of Collier County, through its financial generosity and the selflessness of its employee volunteers, has had a measurable impact on the quality of life in Collier County. And as a valued partner to those organizations that enrich our lives, United Way of Collier County has helped strengthen and enhance the broader community we all seek to serve." -Ashley

Board Chair

"The United Way has been a part of my life for over 40 years now. As a volunteer, donor, and leader in several communities, I have had an opportunity to see first hand the impact the United Way has had in changing lives and responding to critical community issues. Through the collective efforts of its volunteers, a community with a shared purpose can accomplish anything! " -Debbie

How We Operate

We are committed to investing in and working to create a community where all individuals and families have an opportunity to thrive. To ensure the invisible are visible by shining a light on the hard-working families struggling in Collier and Monroe Counties

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