At United Way of the Brazos Valley, we are committed to building a stronger community. We believe in the power of community and that if we all work together, we make a greater impact than if we try to do it alone.
We help people learn, grow, aspire, and live their best lives. We work to achieve Bold Goals for our region in the areas of education, financial stability and health that will advance the common good for all in our community.
More than 5,000 donors, advocates, and volunteers are already part of our movement – and we’re growing every day. You can join us. We have something for everyone – opportunities to support a cause close to your heart and improve our community for everyone. Get involved today!
Vision & Misson
United Way of the Brazos Valley is working for lasting change to strengthen the Brazos Valley. This critical community role requires that we embody the mission and core principles in all we do. All of us are called to take responsibility for doing what is strategically smart for the long-term sustainability of UWBV and our seven-county service area.
Our Vision - United Way of the Brazos Valley will be the community leader and trusted partner that proactively seeks solutions to change lives.
Our Mission - United Way of the Brazos Valley brings the community together and finds solutions to change lives by advancing Education, Financial Stability and Health.
Purpose: We create measureable impact throughout the community.
Means: We mobilize the community to invest funds which create impact through resource development efforts, including Community Campaign.
Method: We invest resources through Community Impact Grants and Investment Initiatives in programs and partnerships which document measureable impact throughout the community.
Integrity | Excellence | Accountability | Innovation | Leadership | Selfless Service
Building a STRONGER COMMUNITY through YOUR INVESTMENT United Way is making a difference in the Brazos Valley. We believe in the power of community and that if we all work together, we make a greater impact than if we try to do it alone. Because we are stronger united, we choose to LIVE UNITED.
We are committed to strengthening our community through meaningful and measurable improvement in the following areas:
EDUCATION - Enabling youth and adults to achieve their potential from cradle to career.
FINANCIAL STABILITY - Empowering families to become financially stable now and through retirement.
HEALTH - Assisting people in making healthy choices and obtaining affordable health care.
Learn more about our impact through our Strategic Bold Goals - the community issues we strive to change by 2020.
Why We Campaign
One individual or organization can’t solve our community’s issues alone, especially in these tough economic times. That’s why United Way of the Brazos Valley is so important. Working together, united, we can change lives. One way we can pull together to make an impact in the Brazos Valley is through our annual Community Campaign.
"Whether it’s lending a helping hand or rooting for your favorite Aggie team, the people of the Brazos Valley always work together. This year’s United Way Community Campaign is underway, and we’ll need everyone’s help to make it a success…Every gift matters, but what matters most is that you participate in helping our community be the best it can be for all of our citizens." -Gary Blair, Texas A&M women's head basketball coach.
What You Can Do
Be the change. You can volunteer, advocate and invest in our community by giving to the United Way. However you can give, we hope that we can work together to inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow.