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Follow the story of "Jamie" and "Jamie," two young boys on very different education paths. It's a simple, yet poignant video that shares the journey of at-risk children in our community – told plainly with data, story, and animation.


 Help "Bridge the Gap" for all our Jamies




Giving to United Way is the easiest way to make an impact on the entire community. We invest your donation into local community programs that support the building blocks of better lives and stronger neighborhoods – a quality education for young children; income stability for families; and good health for all. 

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For thousands of area youth, middle school is the defining moment in their lives. See how United Way and its partners are creating a movement to help middle school students achieve success. Visit

Parents or guardians of children ages birth to five who are residents of Meridian CUSD #223 can register for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library today!

Don't wait another day. Call 2-1-1 to connect with information on counseling programs and support groups to help you reestablish safety and independence.

This free, easy-to-use tool connects your time and talent with volunteer opportunities from local nonprofit organizations. Search by interests and time availability.

Secure the lowest price on your prescription with this free drug lookup tool from our partners at FamilyWize.

We fight for the health, education and financial stability of every family in every neighborhood