United Way works with companies, governments, nonprofits and other organizations to address complex challenges on a worldwide scale. Our partners contribute more than money. Their ideas, volunteer power, in-kind support and more are helping build stronger communities.

Funded Partners & Programs

United Way of Greater Lafayette funds agencies that believe the best way to improve lives is to mobilize the caring power of our community. We are all in this together, and we are committed to strengthening our community by supporting children and families, providing for basic needs, and most importantly, working together every step of the way.

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The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

The Arc provides several social programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities from age 5 through the age spectrum.

Bauer’s mission is at the heart of every program and service offered to our community. It is our belief that every child and family has a desire for a life that is filled with success, strong family and community connections and hope for tomorrow.

The Mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

The Boy Scouts provides Scouts the opportunity to provide community service back to their communities and neighborhoods by completing service projects and/or Eagle projects.

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lafayette is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens

Family Promise of Greater Lafayette, Inc.’s goal is to address homelessness crisis by providing short term emergency shelter
for families with children, and to assist them in securing the resources they need to get back into housing and self sufficiency.

Food Finders Food Bank collaborates with other organizations to provide food for people in need and to educate, advocate and address food insecurity in North Central Indiana.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana makes it easy, meaningful, and fun for girls and volunteers to grow as leaders. All girls in kindergarten through 12th grade are welcome. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.

Hanna Community Center’s goal is to advance the well-being and quality of life of the Hanna Community by providing quality programs, services, and community interactions. Hanna Community Center has a variety of programs for Senior Citizens and Youth.

Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. The programs teach K5 through 12th grade students the relevance of education to the workplace through programs focusing on financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship.

LARA offers classes to earn a high school equivalency diploma, prepare for college, the military, or job training. We provide engaging content area classes to meet your needs. The first step is to come in and take a free readiness test. 

The Legal Aid Corporation of Tippecanoe County is a United Way agency that provides free legal assistance to low-income residents of Tippecanoe County who cannot otherwise obtain an attorney. Legal Aid does not handle criminal matters or those cases involving fee-generating litigation.

LTHC Homeless Services (formerly Lafayette Transitional Housing Center) is the coordinated point of entry and initial assessment for anyone experiencing homelessness or a housing crisis in Tippecanoe County.


MHA brings together mental health consumers, parents, advocates and service providers for collaboration and action. MHAs provide public mental health educational programs, information and referrals, support groups, rehabilitation services, socialization and housing services to those confronting mental health challenges and their loved ones

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. NAMI believes that pursing mental health involves patience, courage, and the support of others, and we are passionate about providing you with the tools and resources to overcome the negative stigma associated with mental illness.

PALS is a free summer camp for 400 children ages 8-14 for low-income families. PALS is a month-long summer camp devoted to educational development, service learning and physical activity for children in underserved communities. Campers receive breakfast and lunch and are bused from 2 locations by Lafayette School Corporation.

Riggs’ mission is to improve access to quality, cost effective, comprehensive health care with respect and compassion to under-served community members. 

The Community Health Center model of health care is patient focused, coordinated, and proven to yield better health outcomes, remove barriers to needed care, minimize health disparities, and lower overall costs.

The Mission of Right Steps Child Development Centers is to provide and advocate for quality child care and early education.

The Salvation Army meets the humanitarian needs of people in need, guiding them to physical, mental and spiritual betterment. Throughout the state of Indiana, The Salvation Army exists as a catalyst in helping people change their lives for the better. Successful and proven Salvation Army programs each day assist the homeless, addicted, poor, afflicted, elderly and less-fortunate youth in our community

The Tippecanoe Senior Center is here to encourage Senior Citizens to actively achieve and sustain their highest quality of life. They focus on active living, transportation, home repair, and nutritious supplement.

The mission of the Lafayette YMCA is to put principles into practice through programs that build spirit, mind, and body for all. The YMCA believes that to bring meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable.

​Heartford House serves as the child advocacy center for Tippecanoe and the surrounding counties. The purpose of Heartford House is to allow children who have been a victim or witness to a crime to participate in a forensic interview with specially trained professionals who are members of a Multi-Disciplinary Team that includes law enforcement, prosecutor’s office, and child protective services.

HomesteadCS is a non-profit HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency offering Education and Consulting Assistance to all homeowners and potential homeowners regardless of income.

YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. The YWCA Greater Lafayette will be the leading organization for women and their families, empowering them to meet their vital needs and succeed in life.

Willowstone’s mission is to strengthen individuals and families across the lifespan. We provide effective programs and services on prevention, intervention, and preservation. We educate individuals, provide support to families, and strengthen our community.

Wabash Center provides quality care for those with a disability or special needs. Our progressive approach leads to us continually pursuing new methods to better serve individuals. Programs and services may change, but their purpose and the level of care will always remain constant. 

Corporate Sponsors

United Way’s Corporate Sponsors provide a single donation that underwrites our annual special events and activities. This program ensures that funds from the community campaign can be used to fund the core work of United Way. In return, we promote our corporate sponsors throughout the year.