Allegany County United Way
Wellsville, New York
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Background Information on Allegany County United Way

The mission of Allegany County United Way (ACUW) is to Inspire Hope and Make a Difference.  We seek to achieve our mission in Allegany County through the following Community Impact areas and visions:

  •  EDUCATION Provide people of all ages with the tools and structures necessary to succeed. 
  •  INCOME STABILITY Provide people of all ages with the structural opportunities that result in economic self-sufficiency. 
  •  HEALTH Provide people of all ages with the opportunities to live healthy, secure, independent, and meaningful lives.
  •  CRITICAL NEEDS Provide people of all ages with life-saving services, emergency needs, and disaster aid.    

ACUW further seeks to affect sustained change and documentable community impact in targeted community conditions through the following strategies: 

  1. Investing in strategies and programs that deliver cost effective, measurable results. 
  2. Supporting programs and agencies that have sound fiscal and management practices. 
  3. Fostering efforts that build collaboration and partnerships. 
  4. Addressing the root causes of problems that challenge our community. 
  5. Leveraging community resources beyond the annual campaign.