United Way's Impact in Southeast Missouri
Many think our local UWSEMO is directed from the United Way Worldwide corporate office, we are not! United Way of Southeast Missouri (UWSEMO) acts independently as a local small nonprofit in Southeast Missouri. United Way of Southeast Missouri gives back 2% of our annual fundraising campaign to our worldwide affiliation. This pays for nationally recognized branding, a network of hundreds of other United Ways to connect with, and efforts worldwide that need support. United Way of Southeast Missouri invests our money locally into the four counties we serve; Cape, Perry, Bollinger, and Northern Scott.
Because of corporate investors who pay our operating expenses, 98% of an individual’s donation goes directly to the programs we invest in. Why do we support so many different programs? We know a family and/or individual is never in need because of just one incident in their life and rarely does it take just one of our programs to help. Our network works together to create lasting change.
See how many people UWSEMO helped by reading our most recent Impact Report!