What does it mean when a community comes together to change its future?​

“It means we’re all in. We’re a part of something bigger. We leave our individual agendas at the door. We adhere to a shared community vision for the betterment of all our community. We commit to using evidence to drive decision making. We share and analyze data. We use continuous improvement. We invest in what works for our community. We are all in.” – Adam O’Doherty United Way of Graham and Greenlee Counties, CEO.

Greenlee County Radio Upgrade Project

Greenlee County has been working on a needed upgrade to our existing two-way radio communications systems. The County completed its upgrade in 2018/2019. All first responding agencies in the county will be using this system and we will all be on the same channels. A total of $343,520.76 was awarded...

Read More

Duncan Unified School District

Our United for our Counties COVID-19 Fund awarded $15,000 to Duncan Unified School District. In Duncan about 1/3 of the student do not have internet access or a computer at home, these funds will help to purchase chrome books and adequate on-line curriculum so every student can participate in distance...

Read More

Greenlee County Health Department

Our United for our Counties COVID-19 Fund awarded $65,000 to Greenlee County Health Department to purchase 4,000 rapid COVID-19 test kits, 2,000 for Greenlee County and 2,000 for Graham County. This will give Greenlee County enough text kits for a quarter of their population. These COVID-19 rapid test kits will...

Read More

Graham County Health Department

Our United for our Counties COVID 19 Fund awarded $140,000 to the Graham County Heath Department to purchase 8,000 rapid COVID-19 test kits which will give Graham County enough test kits for a quarter of the population which is what experts recommend. These COVID-19 rapid test kits will give results...

Read More

Safford Downtown Association

Our United for our Counties COVID-19 Fund awarded $17,000 to Safford Downtown Association for the Invest in Safford Gift Certification Program a partnership between The City of Safford, United Way of Graham and Greenlee Counties, Safford Downtown Association and quite a few participating local businesses. With this partnership a total...

Read More

Boys & Girls Club of the Gila Valley

We had the privilege to partner with the Boys & Girls club of the Gila Valley and present a check for $40,000 to help with their 2020 Summer programs. “Our 2020 summer programming will serve as the essential link between education and child development. The writing program we are providing...

Read More

Graham County School Superintendent

We are proud to have been able to meet and support Graham and Greenlee County School Superintendents by presenting a check for $48,139.93 to help with this year’s Southeast Arizona Teachers’ Academy (SEATA).  “We anticipate the New Teacher Coalition will serve up to 60 new teachers and principals; Math 20/20,...

Read More

First Things First

We had the honor of presenting a check for $24,480 to First Things First to help in their efforts to improve Early Childhood Mental Health Consultations in both Graham and Greenlee Counties.  “Research shows that young children are being expelled/suspended from child care settings at an alarming rate. Early Childhood...

Read More

EAC Small Business Development Center

We had the honor of presenting a check for $25,000 to EAC Smalls Business Development Center to increase their reach and capacity to educate current or potential small business owners in Graham and Greenlee Counties. “Over three years: 150 additional people will be led through the business development process utilizing...

Read More

Greenlee County

We were so excited to have the privilege to present a check for $15,000 to Greenlee County to help with their efforts in the 2020 Census! “The Greenlee County Complete Count steering committee has held numerous public meetings, provided hundreds of flyers and handouts, purchased “Everyone Counts” pencils for Clifton,...

Read More

Morenci Unified School District

We were so excited to present this check for $22,310 to Morenci Unified School District $16,310 of that is to start a robotics & drones program at Morenci High School. Where students will learn the intricacies of coding from a hands-on point of reference. Students will understand coding. When students...

Read More

Duncan Valley Rural Fire District

It was an honor to be able to present a check for $169,000 to Duncan Fire for new SCBA’s.  “All DVRFD firefighters use the SCBA in structure fires, vehicle fires, and hazmat situations. They provide clean, cool breathing air, full face protection, and an emergency alarm system in case a...

Read More

Safford High School Piano Lab

We had the honor of presenting a check for $20,514.95 to Safford Unified School District for a new piano lab. Under the leadership of instructor, Chip Cheney, Safford High School plans to offer a new music elective; class piano. With the purchase of 17 pianos, Safford High School can offer...

Read More

Into the Wild Outdoors

We are excited to partner with one of the newest non profits in our area, Into the Wild Outdoors and present them with a check for $2,500.  “While exploring and teaching about the outdoors with individuals and at-risk youth, we also incorporate education, healthy living, survival, camping, fishing, hunting, hunter...

Read More

Morenci SCRUBBS Club

On Feb. 12, Scrubs Clubs leaders Roselyn Dorell and Isabella Leyba taught their third session of hands-only CPR to the Fairbanks Jr High to enrichment session.  “The Hands Only CPR class shows a partnership and collaboration seen many times in Greenlee County,” Gila Health Resources officials said. “The Scrubs Club...

Read More

Church of New Beginnings

We are honored to be able to partner with the Church of New Beginnings by presenting them with a check for $19,670 to help The Repeat Boutique upgrade their heating and cooling systems. The volunteers and visitors to the Repeat Boutique need a comfortable place to work and see the available...

Read More

SouthEastern Arizona Community Unique Services SEACUS

We are honored to partner with SEACUS for another year, presenting them with a check for $78,000 to support their efforts to provide Meals on Wheels, Housekeeping, Personal Care for seniors 65 and older in Graham County; and Home Modifications for seniors in Graham and Greenlee Counties. These services aid...

Read More

Tooth BUDDS

We are proud to partner with Tooth B.U.D.D.S again this year, and happy to present them with a check for $125,000.  Tooth B.U.D.D.S. is a school-based dental hygiene program staffed by Affiliated Practice Dental Hygienists that focuses on providing preventive dental hygiene services to children at the convenience of their...

Read More

Graham County Census 2020

We are honored to have been able to Present a check for $15,000 to Graham County for the 2020 Census! In preparation for the 2020 Census, Graham County, City of Safford, Town of Thatcher, and Town of Pima created the Graham County Complete Count Committee (CCC). The Committee’s goal is...

Read More

Bonita School & Community Track

We are so excited to be apart and watch this one unfold! We have partnered with Bonita Elementary School by presenting a check for $28,450 to repair, re-coating, and mark their school and community track. This multi-use track is the venue for a variety of school and community activities, serving...

Read More

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is Coming to Graham County We feel honored to be apart of bringing Big Bothers Big Sisters to our communities with a check for $59,750. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona is launching its one-to-one youth mentoring programs in Safford beginning in January 2020, with...

Read More

Pima Police Department

We are grateful and happy to support our local Police Departments like The Pima Police Department who work hard every day to keep us safe. This check was present for $64,000 to wrap Pima’s School Resource Office’s Vehicle. A highly-visible vehicle will act as a deterrent to crime, whenever the...

Read More

New Life City Church

United Way of Graham and Greenlee Counties is honored to be able to partner with great organizations like the New Life City Church on Project Luke. Project Luke is a community event that provides Christmas for families in need in our area. Thet offer a served dinner, local entertainment, even...

Read More