YOUR INPUT NEEDED! The Department of Commerce's has put together a survey as part of its Montana Ready Communities Initiative that is designed to collect public input on primary shocks and stressors experienced across the state, along with local efforts currently in place to address these issues. Data will be compiled and shared at their...Read More
Parenthood can be overwhelming and, for some parents, they struggle to provide the basic essentials to their children. United Way fights for the well-being of every parent and child. By hosting a Community Baby Shower, you can provide a strong and healthy start to children born into poverty.
Host a collection drive or purchase brand new baby...Read More
On February 28, United Way of Yellowstone County hosted a poverty simulation for local government and community leaders in an effort to draw awareness to poverty in Yellowstone County.
Participants experienced a "month in the life" of someone living in poverty; negotiating work, government assistance, childcare and all facets of daily life. They...Read More
CURRENT STATUS (NOVEMBER 9, 2017):
The Governor has called a special session to address the budget shortfall. Legislators begin convening November 13 at noon in Helena. His proposal to balance the budget includes a mix of fund transfers, new revenue, and cuts. Here are links to his legislative proposals, updated cut list, and the call for...Read More
We are so appreciative of the kindness and concern we've seen from our local community in regards to our fellow Montanans and Americans in a time of crisis. Here is the most updated information we have received about how you can help the fire and hurricane victims.
The United Way of Yellowstone County is a member of...Read More
Thank you to the hundreds of individuals and 14 local schools that partnered with us to spread school information and spread the word about why regular school attendance matters in August during United Way's Back to School Neighborhood Canvassing.
Check out this Billings Gazette article to learn more:
Mission: Equip Kids with Supplies to Help Them Learn
United Way believes every child in Yellowstone County deserves the chance to learn and succeed in life. Operation Supply helps to stock local school pantries with school supplies and hygiene products so teachers can provide them to students in need throughout the school year.
How to...Read More