A connected community.

Every child has an equal opportunity to thrive.

Every family has the resources to become self-reliant.

Every person has a safe place to call home.

What would this community be like?

Health, opportunity and safety for everyone in our community.

It's what we all want, right?

We're not there yet, but we do have the research, resources and partnerships in place to make the Cape and Islands a better place for all of us. To create lasting change, all we need is you.

 

Without you, there would be no Way.

 

104

community members and elected officials attended affordable housing advocacy training ​​

4

affordable housing units were built

Get to know your local Cape and Islands United Way, and stay engaged with what we're doing in the community.

As the trusted local organization charged with the big picture, we focus on developing lasting solutions to the challenges our communities face.

Your gift to the Cape and Islands United means you are investing in programs that change lives and build stronger communities.

We support 30 local nonprofit organizations to make 33 critical programs possible in the areas of health, education, financial stability and housing.

 

THE IMPACT OF YOUR GENEROSITY

Results from programs supported through our 2018 – 2019 Community Impact Grants

Individuals and families provided with homeless prevention services

1,977

Seniors were helped to age in place

144

Children attended quality out-of-school programs

1,482

Families were prevented from falling into homelessness

460

Individuals accessed mental health and behavioral supports

297

Individuals found permanent and transitional housing solutions

89

Individuals with disabilities attended summer enrichment programs

199

Individuals accessed nutritional and medical screenings

961

Clothing packages were sent to children ages 4 to 18

850

People with disabilities accessed physical activity programs

294

Home visits were provided to children and families

538

People attended financial stability workshops and sessions

1,222

Individuals visited food pantries

32,729

Books distributed to children under age 5

9,600

Community members and elected officials attended affordable housing advocacy training ​​

104

Holistic treatments for substance abuse and recovery were given to local residents

900

Classrooms engaged in building social, emotional, language skills​

144

Hot meals were served to individuals and families in need

12,154
 

CAPE AND ISLANDS UNITED WAY

1600 Falmouth Road, Unit 25
P.O. Box 367

Centerville, MA 02632
508.775.4746 

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Need help and don’t know where to turn? 

A partner of the Cape and Islands United Way, Mass 2-1-1 is here to answer your calls 24/7. They are a human services help hotline that will direct you to the services in your area that are appropriate for your needs. Call Now: Dial 2-1-1