United Starts with You and Hands On

Every day, United Way Hands On works to connect people with meaningful volunteer opportunities bringing positive social change to Central Alabama. Organizing more than 6,700 volunteers and 23,000 hours of hands-on service, each project serves those in need and continues to build a stronger, more vibrant community. Join us and make a difference in the lives of your neighbors.

“United Way has been there from day one and they haven’t turned me loose since. They’ve just become the closest friend that I have right now.”
– W. Peterson, UWCA Client




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One Man’s Source of Hope Is the Entire Community’s Safety Net

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Disaster Support

Explore over a decade of impactful initiatives by United Way of Central Alabama. From providing $583,817 to 104 local nonprofits in 2020 to assisti…

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Crisis Response

Ensuring help in times of crisis.

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