Who We Are

Looking Back & Going Forward

Every day, we answer the call to help our Indian River County neighbors in need. United Way started with a vision to make our community better.
Nearly 60 years later, we still have that vision.

By forging unlikely partnerships.

By finding new solutions to old problems.

By mobilizing the best resources.

By inspiring individuals to join the fight against our community’s most daunting social crises.​

About us

We envision a world where Indian River County is strong, with jobs that pay a livable wage, good schools, and a healthy environment. We win when we LIVE UNITED. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. By mobilizing the best resources. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against our community's most daunting social crises.

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OUR MISSION

To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.

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OUR VISION

United Way envisions a world where all individuals and families achieve their human potential through education, income stability, and healthy lives.

An Equitable Community for All

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Since 1961, United Way of Indian River County has promoted the belief that our community can only succeed when we are united. To “LIVE UNITED” means celebrating our diversity, and supporting all people of Indian River County regardless of race, ethnicity, ability, age, religion, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Our mission is to bring people and resources together for the well-being of everyone in our community. We accept the responsibility to promote practices reflecting a commitment to diversity, inclusion, access, and equity. UWIRC recognizes the true value of learning from diverse perspectives. It is this unique contribution from individuals and organizations that allows us to strengthen our capacity to address and solve our county’s most pressing challenges. We are committed to uniting the people of Indian River County to ensure an environment in which everyone can thrive. It is our aim to reflect these core values, by taking the necessary action to guarantee that the basic human rights and freedoms of our neighbors are protected. We are committed to improving lives - we invite you to join us.