John Pender, a member of Billings Boy Scout troop 7, needed to complete a volunteer project in the community to attain a Citizenship in the Community merit badge. He wanted to collect donated school supplies for Lewis and Clark middle school. In his research on how to organize such a project, he discovered that the United Way of Yellowstone County... Read More
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
SIGN UP TODAY! We are currently accepting applications for Youth Volunteer Corps, a community service club that offers local volunteer opportunities to youth ages 11-18. It is a great way for young adults to get involved in their community!   Read More
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Volunteer to help canvas local neighborhoods with door hangers and information to help students be at the first day of school and beyond.  To participate, choose the date(s) that works best for you on our Canvassing Calendar and click on the link to be connected with the school principal who can get you signed up. For more information or to... Read More
Monday, July 2, 2018
YOUR INPUT NEEDED!  The Department of Commerce's has put together a survey as part of its Montana Ready Communities Initiative that is designed to collect public input on primary shocks and stressors experienced across the state, along with local efforts currently in place to address these issues. Data will be compiled and shared at their... Read More
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 With more than 2,000 families with children in poverty in Yellowstone County, United Way is bringing awareness to the situation in a whole new way through an interactive simulation.  This simulation gives faculty a chance to better understand how to help students... Read More
Thursday, June 14, 2018
United Way of Yellowstone County's President/CEO, Carol Burton, was honored with a 2018 Salute to Women Award for being “a tireless advocate for the under-served, those in poverty and those in crisis.” Read More
Friday, April 13, 2018
What's it like to live in poverty for a month? Simulation aimed at helping Billings community members understand   Pretend money, families and events all played a role in a United Way of Yellowstone County simulation designed to offer insights into the lives of Americans struggling to get by.   A few dozen people participated in the simulation... Read More
Thursday, March 1, 2018
This group is trying to get Billings' kids on the 'right trajectory' early   From battling bedbugs to closing "the 30 million word gap," the agencies and businesses that are part of Best Beginnings Yellowstone County spent an hour Friday celebrating their accomplishments before looking to the future to begin tackling the many remaining challenges... Read More
Sunday, January 21, 2018