Our Work

what we do

United Way of Greater Nashville breaks poverty cycles, offers equal opportunities for kids, and helps individuals and families meet essential needs across nine Middle Tennessee counties.

To achieve this mission our work falls into four focus areas.

Breaking the Cycle
of Poverty

Giving Kids an
Equal Chance

Building Strong,
Healthy Communities

Meeting Our Neighbors’ Basic Needs

our impact

Together, along with 100+ funded partner agencies, and in collaboration with 128 additional organizations, we helped


Preschool children receive books in their homes to build crucial early literacy skills


People get connected to higher earning jobs to better make ends meet


Families move into stable housing with help from The Family Collective


Neighbors had their medical needs met to address a health specific emergency or crisis situation


Meals get served to people in need to reduce their food insecurity

where we work

United Way of Greater Nashville is creating lasting change throughout Middle Tennessee.

Our service area includes Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Houston, Montgomery, Robertson, Stewart and Williamson counties.