We firmly believe incredible transformations happen when we join forces with our community. Together, we can make a real, tangible difference in the lives of those around us. 

Bayfront Eastisde Taskforce (B.E.S.T)

B.E.S.T. functions in various community development arenas, focusing primarily on housing and beautification initiatives.

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Erie is a building-centered haven for young people to grow, learn, and have fun, where secure attachments are formed with caring adult staff and volunteers.


Chosen is a community-oriented organization that empowers universities, hospitals, churches, and individuals by providing community projects, campaigns, and healthcare items.

Erie Center for Arts and Technology (ECAT)

ECAT offers adult career training programs and afterschool arts programs for teens. These programs are offered at no cost to residents of Erie County.

Edison Elementary School, a United Way Community School

Edison Elementary School is an urban elementary school located at 1921 East Lake Road in Erie, PA. Its enrollment includes a diverse population of students from Pre-K to 5th Grade.

Emmaus Ministries Soup Kitchen

Emmaus is a Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry in Erie, PA. It serves warm dinners every Monday through Friday from 4 to 5:30 p.m., and the food pantry is open from 9 to 11 a.m.


Erie United Methodist Alliance is ending homelessness in Northwest Pennsylvania by making it rare, brief and one-time, as Jesus would.

L'Arche Erie

L’Arche Erie is a community for people with and without disabilities, sharing life together.

Erie Land Lighthouse

The Erie Land Lighthouse, or the original Presque Isle Light, was built in 1818 and is the first commissioned lighthouse on the Great Lakes in the United States.

Love Your Block

Love Your Block is a Cities of Service grant program that brings city leaders and residents together to build stronger neighborhoods, one block at a time. LYB aims to empower residents and strengthen their sense of community ownership and local pride.

McKinley Elementary School, a United Way Community School

McKinley students will continue to become safe, productive, members of society by respecting others, showing empathy, and confidently setting goals to achieve their full potential.

Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary School a United Way Community School

At Pfeiffer-Burleigh Elementary, a community school, we will make every day matter and empower ourselves to positively impact our community.


SafeNet is a non-profit organization providing free confidential services including counseling, legal advocacy, education and shelter to victims of domestic violence.

Sisters of St. Joseph Network-East

The SSJ Neighborhood Network founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania provides leadership, advocates for local residents and partners with the broader community to develop opportunities for both personal growth and neighborhood revitalization.

Soldiers and Sailors Home

The Pennsylvania Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home (PSSH) in Erie is the oldest of the six veterans homes, having served as an important historic marker throughout Erie County since it opened in 1886.

Thrifter Heaven

We offer quality products at up to 90% off retail prices! Located across the street from Arts Bakery!

Our West Bayfront

Our West Bayfront’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in Erie’s West Bayfront neighborhoods.

Iroquois Elementary School, a United Way Community School

The mission of the IROQUOIS SCHOOL DISTRICT, in partnership with family and community, is to prepare students for an ever-changing world and promote responsible citizenship by providing diverse educational opportunities and effective learning techniques.

Grover Cleveland Elementary School, a United Way Community School

Grover Cleveland is a Pre-K-5 elementary school in the City of Erie School District.

Elk Valley Elementary School, a United Way Community School

Elk Valley Elementary School, in partnership with the United Way of Erie County, is a Community School! Through this partnership we are able to bring a wide range of resources directly into the school.

Community Country Day School

CCDS is a private school that educates the whole child – academically, physically, emotionally, and socially. We offer advantages for students in regular and special education / emotional support classrooms that no other school in the Erie area, public or private, offers.