We believe that everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life: a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.
That’s why our work is focused on the building blocks for a good life:
- Education – Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential
- Income – Promoting Financial Stability and Independence
- Health – Improving the Well-Being of Those in Our Community.
Our goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future. Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.
Who We Help
The United Way of West Ellis County seeks to create a positive environment by providing opportunities for all to experience a better life. We support local organizations who advocate the three key building blocks of education, income and health. In 2017, The UWWEC will award over $350,000 in grant funds to 29 area agencies that have a tremendous impact on our community.
2017 UWWEC Partner Agencies:
The Avalon Independent School Summer Recreation Program
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Boy Scouts of America
Boy's & Girls Club of Waxahachie
Brilliance Scholarship Fund
CASA of Ellis County
Common Ground Ministries
Daniel’s Den Ministries
Drug Prevention Resources, Inc.
Ellis County 4 H
Habitat for Humanity
Meals On Wheels
Midlothian Senior Activity Center
Milford Senior Citizens Center
The Milford Independent School Summer Recreation Program