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Your Dollars at Work

Wondering how your donation benefits others?


$2 per pay

  • provides one hour of job coaching services so that a person with disabilities may hold a job
  • provides two weekly bus passes that will enable youth transitioning out of foster care to get to work, school or life skills classes
  • provides a home safety check from trained volunteers to identify hazards that lead to falls for a frail senior living at home


$4 per pay 

  • subsidizes the cost of work permits and state IDs for two at-risk-youth applying for a job, helping them on the road to self-sufficiency
  • secures physical fitness supplies for 40 youth participating in a health, nutrition and obesity reduction program
  • provides gasoline assistance to a low income father to assist in retaining employment and remaining on the path to greater self-sufficiency


$6 per pay

  • provides assistance with interview/work attire for four disadvantaged teens or young adults in need of employment
  • pays for financial literacy classes for 200 people who are struggling to be self-sufficient
  • provides care with bathing, dressing and managing household chores for five people with disabilities


$10 per pay

  • provides a resume and cover letter workshop for 20 mature workers who have become unemployed
  • provides one month of utility assistance to five people struggling financially
  • provides the fuel needed by volunteers to bring Meals on Wheels every week to home bound seniors and adults with disabilities on a delivery route


$20 per pay

  • sends 30 kids to an after school tutoring program, helping them achieve academic success; stay in school and graduate; and be ready to secure employment that leads to careers
  • provides a first month's rent or security deposit on an efficiency apartment to prevent a family from becoming homeless


$40 per pay

  • secures household items for a family experiencing homelessness
  • provides the cost for one week of summer camp per 7 children
  • helps a juvenile offender get on the right track through employment training, restitution and counseling services over a one year period
  • covers the cost of in home rehabilitation training for 16 people who are blind or visually impaired

See Your Impact. Literally.

When you support United Way's work in the community by giving to the Impact Fund, it makes a big difference in the lives of people who need it most, like students working hard to succeed in school. See for yourself at unitedwaypittsburgh.org/calculatemyimpact