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Why We Give

Creating Opportunities: Today and Tomorrow

Barbara Marmon and Bette Ederer

Barbara Marmon and Bette Ederer are focused on preparing for the future. Recently, the couple moved to a one-story house within their community for homeowners 55+ years of age. In addition to paring down their belongings and planning for Barbara's retirement, they've focused on how to continue giving back to the community. More

Paying It Forward

Andy Le

Andy Le has been donating to United Way of the Columbia-Willamette for the past 18 years. But his connection with United Way began much earlier. More

Preparing Kids For School Success

Savior holds his preschool diploma

This fall more than 500 children started kindergarten better prepared for school success thanks to United Way's Early Learning Initiatives. More