Our Mission

Together, we can win if we live as one. We are here to make our neighbors’ struggles, our struggles.

We are here to be the hand-raisers, the game-changers, the problem solvers. Together, we can create a community where every person and every family thrives.

Together, we can break the cycle of poverty. Together, we can give kids an equal chance. Together, we can meet our neighbors’ basic needs. Together, we can build strong, healthy communities.

We are here because we know that change doesn’t happen alone. If united we fight. United we win.

Will you join us?


Guiding Principles

Stay focused on our mission.
Remember who we serve. Lead by example. Convene and listen. Strive for excellence. Find joy in what we do.

Put people first.
Have respect for every person. Show compassion. Approach every day with positivity. Be mindful of our actions. Express gratitude. Use kindness above all.

Work collaboratively and pursue innovation.
Be open, adaptable and encouraging. Work collectively to solve problems. Embrace change. Serve others before ourselves. Consider all points of view.

Value integrity and accountability.
Work hard. Earn trust. Accept responsibility. Communicate honestly and openly. Hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards.

Strive to be a model of diversity and inclusion.
Reflect the community. Embrace the power of diverse talents and perspectives. Respect the dignity, uniqueness and intrinsic worth of every person. Be welcoming to all. Purposefully create a path toward a more equitable and just society.

Seek continuous improvement.
Dream big. Test assumptions. Take risks. Embrace change. Ask questions. Challenge ourselves and others.


Read more about this work in our Strategic Plan.