United Way Changes (and Continuity…)

As I prepared to write my thoughts this month I found myself reflecting on how the work of United Way has changed and evolved in my 20 year tenure with the organization. United Ways have gone from being strictly a funder of local agencies to thinking strategically about the impact we can have on three critical areas – the education, income & health of people in our communities. Does that mean investments in agencies have gone away? No – we are still assessing local groups, convening volunteer Board members, and making informed decisions annually about the best way funds can be put to use to support our local area. What we have done di

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