Creating Positive Change
United Way of Sumner County has been working to create positive change our community since 1977 by bringing people and resources together to create positive change. By addressing the most pressing human service needs faced by our residents, we help families become self-sufficient, prepare children for success in school and careers, and provide resources to help our most vulnerable become and remain healthy. The combined impact of these efforts improves the quality of life in Sumner County for all of us.
What We Do
United Way of Sumner County serves as the hub of a network that connects givers, advocates, and volunteers with local businesses, schools, government, and human service programs to make lives better and our community stronger. We identify and address current needs by funding more than 30 non-profit programs chosen for their expertise to specifically target local issues. Working together, we collaborate to develop long-term strategies that will eliminate the causes of the issues facing our residents.
Uniting individuals and organizations to solve key issues is what we do best. We make it easy to create meaningful and measurable positive change in Sumner County, whether it’s through time, money or by raising your voice.
Our Impact Focus Areas
It takes a connected community
Your support allows us to connect experts in the fields of Health, Education, Financial Stability, and Disaster/Trauma Recovery (Rebuilding Lives) to families confronting issues like financial instability, food insecurity, illiteracy, inaccessible healthcare, lack of affordable housing, abuse and neglect, affordable childcare, senior independence, and more. We partner with more than 30 local agencies specializing in these areas that are focused on empowering every individual to achieve their full potential where it matters most – right here in Sumner County.