Our Stories


Lake Area United Way helps families thrive by helping them access livable wage jobs, quality, affordable child care, basic supports, and develop their financial wellness. Whether it is by providing the training to learn to pay down their debts, access affordable job training programs, learn to save up for a down-payment on a house, or helping to achieve their dreams of starting their own business, Lake Area United Way provides wrap-around supports to struggling, working families in order to give them the tools they need to thrive. We know that when families thrive, our community thrives.

For the cost of a cup of coffee, you can make a life changing investment. Meet some of Lake Area United Way's clients whose lives have been forever changed because of investments like yours.