Who We Are
Together, Our Impact is Strongest
Uniting the community to identify and solve our most critical issues depends on your generous support.
To unite the community to identify and solve our most critical issues.
To live in a diverse and thriving community where everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
|We believe in the inherent value and dignity of all people and strive to be inclusive of all individuals, ideas, and perspectives.||We convene, empower, and inspire our community by creating shared purpose to achieve mutual goals.||We act and respond with sensitivity and understanding, grounded in empathy and humility.||We adhere to the highest standards of accountability through open communication, fair practices and accessible information.||We bring energy and vision to our work by learning continuously, adapting to evolving needs and welcoming change.|
DIFFERENT TOGETHER, STRONGER UNITED
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County envisions a diverse and thriving community, free of racism and discrimination, where everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential. We succeed when all individuals and ideas are welcomed, valued, represented and respected. We promote an inclusive culture where all employees, volunteers, donors and partners are embraced because of our differences. We are unique in who we are and what we believe. We lead by example knowing diversity in our work and community is our greatest strength.
In 1940, the first fundraising campaign for the Community Chest of San Antonio raised $325,517. In 1973, the organization was renamed to United Way of San Antonio to reflect an expanded role as a catalyst of community change. Today, United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County receives grants and fundraises more than $45 million each year to support programs that prepare young children for life, help students succeed, foster self-sufficiency for individuals and families, and support people in crisis.
UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE MEMBERSHIP
United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County meets the financial reporting, governance, ethics, diversity and operations requirements set by United Way Worldwide.
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