On February 28, United Way of Yellowstone County hosted a poverty simulation for local government and community leaders in an effort to draw awareness to poverty in Yellowstone County.  Participants experienced a "month in the life" of someone living in poverty; negotiating work, government assistance, childcare and all facets of daily life. They... Read More
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Printable Version  Volunteer this special season to make the holidays brighter for others…and brighter for you at the same time. Select something for you to do or better yet, get your friends, co-workers, or family together for a project.     If you are interested in one of the opportunities below, please contact the person listed to learn more... Read More
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
CURRENT STATUS (NOVEMBER 9, 2017): The Governor has called a special session to address the budget shortfall.  Legislators begin convening  November 13 at noon in Helena.  His proposal to balance the budget includes a mix of fund transfers, new revenue, and cuts.  Here are links to his legislative proposals, updated cut list, and the call for... Read More
Thursday, September 21, 2017
      We are so appreciative of the kindness and concern we've seen from our local community in regards to our fellow Montanans and Americans in a time of crisis. Here is the most updated information we have received about how you can help the fire and hurricane victims.  Montana Wildfires       The United Way of Yellowstone County is a member of... Read More
Monday, September 11, 2017
Thank you to the hundreds of individuals and 14 local schools that partnered with us to spread school information and spread the word about why regular school attendance matters in August during United Way's Back to School Neighborhood Canvassing.  Check out this Billings Gazette article to learn more: Read More
Friday, September 8, 2017
  Mission: Equip Kids with Supplies to Help Them Learn   United Way believes every child in Yellowstone County deserves the chance to learn and succeed in life. Operation Supply helps to stock local school pantries with school supplies and hygiene products  so teachers can provide them to students in need throughout the school year.    How to... Read More
Friday, July 7, 2017
  Parenthood can be overwhelming and, for some parents, they struggle to provide the basic essentials to their children. United Way fights for the well-being of every parent and child. By hosting a Community Baby Shower, you can provide a strong and healthy start to children born into poverty.    Host a collection drive and deliver items to... Read More
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
It's May and that means it's time for a little Pomp and Circumstance!  We're so proud of our high school graduates and hope you'll join us in congratulating the graduating Class of 2018. As we work toward a 95% graduation rate in Yellowstone County by 2025, we know the importance of celebrating this achievement. Make it a community celebration by... Read More
Friday, May 19, 2017