United Way of Hood County is a nonprofit organization advancing equity and improving education, income and health outcomes in Hood County. 

Together, we can put opportunity in the hands of every Hood County Citizen.

UWHC is the community convener, communicating and connecting needs to the appropriate resources.  We know how to mobilize people and resources to solve problems. Working together with local partners and generous supporters, we are making a difference in Hood County.  By bringing the best people, ideas, and projects together, UWHC creates opportunities for all Hood County residents that enable them to develop to their fullest potential.


To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another in Hood County.


United Way of Hood County seeks to improve quality of life, by connecting resources to identify and meet local community needs.


1. UWHC's focus is to identify and facilitate resolution of pressing local community needs.

2.  As a member of a worldwide network, and utilizing this relationship to leverage other valuable opportunities, UWHC is the trusted community-level leader, recognized for stewardship of funds used for the good of the whole community.

3. Makes measurable change, as the community "convener", partnering with schools, government agencies, organizations, the faith community, volunteer and civic groups, and others to be a part of local solutions.

4.  UWHC strives to make other non-profits more successful by sustaining existing needs or developing new programs based on the community needs assessments, through resource support, information, education, organization, and campaign allocations.