Strategic Initiative Plan

Improving the lives of those living in your community . . .

Strong, vibrant and healthy families are the cornerstone of every community.  When families thrive, children thrive which means our community thrives.


United Way of Wayne County focuses on Education, Financial Stability, Health and Wellness, and the basic needs of people in our community.


Every investment made to United Way of Wayne County stays right here and is put to work through twenty-five local programs, services, and initiatives making our community stronger.

Vision: An engaged communtiy where every child develops and succeeds academically, socially and emotionally.


  • Goal: Increased number of children enter school ready to learn and remain prepared to attain benchmarks of success.

  • Goal: Youth increase their capacity to stay ins chool and graduate to become productive citizens by being provided layers of support that address barriers to success.

Vision: A positive community where everyone has the knowledge, resources and opportunities to live a healthy lifestyle.


  • Goal: Individuals improve their health by utilizing opportunities that decrease teh prevalence of obesity.

  • Goal: Individuals have increased knowledge of implications and prevention of teen pregnancy.

  • Goal: Youth have increased ability to make informed choices about their health and personal relationships and avoid risky and abusive behaviors.

  • Goal: Families have increased skills and resources that will help them develop into a safe and effective family unit.

Vision: A community of collaborative partnerships working together to ensure that all citizens achieve and maintain financial stability.


  • Goal: Familes have increased access to supports that can elevate the family's financial stability and lift children out of poverty.

  • Goal: Adults increase their literacy skills and knoweldge to become more successful in all areas of life.

  • Goal: Individuals and families increase their preparedness in making responsible financial choices and conscientiously managing personal resources. 

Vision: A connected community that works together to ensure everyone's basic needs are met with dignity.


  • Goal: Victims of personal crisis have incrased access to basic needs assistance.

  • Goal: At-risk children 0-10 have increased access to resources that address their basic needs in order to ensure a solid foundatioh for future positive development.

Please click here to read our Strategic Initiatives Plan for 2016-2018.


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Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (888)830-4989.  The license is not an endorsement by the State.

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