United Way works to ensure that children are born healthy and have the social, emotional and developmental supports they need to grow and be ready for school success. We're also leading and collaborating on intiatives that are helping close educational gaps and break barries that sometimes prevent children from thriving. 


United Way is working to improve our children's future through proven community patnerships. 


United Way provides direct financial support to the follwing local agencies known as Community Impact Funded Agencies. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso 

  • Mentoring At-Risk Youth Program 

Books Are GEMS*

  • Six Free Books Program 

Boy Scouts of America – Yucca Council 

  • Exploring Program 
  • Scouting Program 

Boys and Girls Club of El Paso 

  • Project Learn 

Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest 

  • Leadership Development Experience 

Junior Leadership of El Paso*

  • Junior Leadership of El Paso Program 

Kids Excel El Paso*

  • Arts Education Outreach 

Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center 

  • El Papalote Inclusive Child Development Center 
  • Early Childhood Intervention Program 

Project Vida

  • Early Childhood Education Program 
  • After School Programs

YWCA El Paso del Norte Region 

  • After School Programs 
  • Teen Leadership 

*Kids Way mini-grant recipients.