United Way addresses specific issues focused on Health, Education, and Income/Financial Stability in the communities we serve by convening, collaborating, advocating, and/or investing resources.
What we now recognize as United Way began in 1887 when a woman, a priest, a rabbi, and two ministers created an organization in Denver to collect funds for local charities. The first year $21,700 was raised for 10 health and welfare organizations. And that was just the beginning
In 1928, the United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States began its work as the Dubuque Community Chest. Read More