Nonprofit organizations like United Way play a vital role in communities by helping those who need it most. Middle class workers and families both support and rely on help from United Way and its nonprofit partners. The need for a robust nonprofit sector and government recognition of the sector’s vital role in our society is now more apparent than ever as charities alone cannot meet the needs of our nation. Nonprofit organizations provide critical services that contribute to healthy, educated and economically stable communities. Strong nonprofits that are supported and valued by government can work in partnership with government at all levels to address the complex issues facing their communities and create opportunity for all Americans.
To ensure our communities remain strong, United Way will fight for policy initiatives that: