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Every day, Lake Area United Way fights for families, children and seniors.


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Every day thousands of residents turn to 2-1-1 for information and support - whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 2-1-1 immediately connects residents to local programs and services. 2-1-1 is free, confidential and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Speak with a live, highly-trained service professional in your area. All calls are confidential. Click here for more information.





Prescription Savings Card is free to everyone and easy to use with no registration or eligibility criteria. FamilyWize applies to all FDA approved prescription medications and saves an average of 43%. To get the lowest price on your prescriptions with the FamilyWize card, click to start here!




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An interactive site designed for Struggling Working Families, Resource Round Up connects families to community resources, programs and supports for which they are eligible. Families can also search and connect to quality child care providers and receive direct text message alerts to their mobile devices to inform them of new community programs and resources. 

United Way values its partners, including H&R Block, to provide free online tax preparation software to everyone who made less than $66,000 last year. MyFreeTaxes is powered by H&R Block’s premium software, so filing is easy, secure, and guaranteed to be 100% accurate. The software scans for any tax credit you’re entitled to, making sure you get your maximum refund. Click here for more information.



Be the change!

Creates opportunities for people to volunteer, learn and lead in their communities. We strive to provide volunteers with a high-quality experience that fuels further action, and we envision a day when everyone is inspired and equipped to be the change they want to see in the world. Volunteers can connect to local service opportunities through our online volunteer center, Companies can encourage employee volunteerism through customized online portals where they can post service opportunities and track how employees are giving back. Click here for more information.