Always United

Always United provides opportunities for individuals who are at or near retirement to continue their relationship with United Way and make the Midlands a better place to live.
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What is Always United?

Always United was formed in 2017 with 100 charter members who understand that just because they are retired, their work isn't done. Our members want to do something meaningful with a lifetime of expertise, and Always United provides the perfect outlet for that experience. We offer social events, community-building and volunteer activities, and mentorship opportunities. No donation is required to join, and everyone is welcome!

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Volunteer

Find meaning through volunteering for good causes! United Way’s Volunteer Center offers many opportunities for Always United volunteers to match your skills with the unique needs in your community. 

Opportunities include:

  • Helping first graders learn to read through Midlands Reading Consortium
  • Serving hot meals to individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Teaching life skills, such as gardening, to children in foster care
  • Giving companionship to hospice patients 

Volunteer Opportunities

Featured Speaker

Downsizing

Our member enrichment program featured guest speaker Candy Waites, President of Seniors on the Move, who shared tips for downsizing and decluttering! Seniors on the Move specializes in helping seniors and their families manage the process of downsizing and moving.

Upcoming Events

Sep 05

United Way Day at Segra Park

Thursday, September 5, 2019 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Bring your family and join us for United Way Day and celebrate our Pacesetter companies!

Sep 10

Always United Luncheon - Medicare: What's New, What's Changing & What's Best for You

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Joel Lourie of Lourie Life & Heath explains Medicare options to prepare you for open enrollment season, which runs from October 15 to December 7.

Oct 22

United for the Future with Peter Buffett

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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