Health Hands

United Way works for a healthier individuals and families.

Achieving our goal requires us all to become more aware of health risks and the potential effects they have on ourselves and others, starting from before birth. Working to change policies and practices, such as extending health care coverage, will enable more people to live healthier lives.

Goal: Individual and families are healthier
Measurement Tool: County Health Rankings
Population Indicator: Healthier individuals and familiesPRIORITIES

  1. Pursue and promote healthy living and lifestyle for children.
  2. Pursue and promote healthy living and lifestyle for adults.
  3. Increase access and coordination of affordable healthcare services for all.


  • Establish place-bases wellness coalitions to educate and motivate healthy choices
  • Increase access to healthy food & physical activities
  • Increase access to preventive health services
  • Increase individuals’ and families’ engagement in and understanding of health
  • Improve individuals’ and families’ healthy behavior
  • Ensure individuals’ and families’ are safe


How You Can Help

To reach our goal, we need your help. Change does not happen becasue of the actions fo one organization or one program. Change happens wen we work toward Collective Impact. Collective Impact is working together whild focusing on specific goals, measurements, and outcomes to create real and lasting change. Volunteer to help.