Tri-County United Way joins #GivingTuesdayNow in providing a Unifying Moment for Giving in Response to COVID-19 on May 5, 2020

Every year people come together on the Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday for GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement. As an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, we are joining nonprofits and individuals around the world in a special #GivingTuesdayNow event. On May 5, people around the world will join together to…
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COVID-19 Community Response Fund Deploys $21,000 in grants

Updated May 1, 2020 As of today, the Fund has raised over $28,000 and continues to fundraise to respond to the growing need. $21,000 in grants have been deployed. Individual donors contributed more than $20,000. Generous in-kind donations from the Post-Star and Irving Tissue seeded our Fund. In our most recent deployments, the Fund provided…
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TRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY RELEASES COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE FUND APPLICATION FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS

TRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY SET TO BEGIN GRANTING FUNDS FROM COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE FUND Tri-County United Way is getting these dollars into our local community quickly, by funding nonprofit partners and service providers working directly with those disproportionately impacted by this challenging landscape. Generous donations from residents continue to grow the fund, as the need for…
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Tri-County United Way Partners with FamilyWize

United Way Partners with FamilyWize to Offer Support for Residents to Access Delivery of Prescriptions Queensbury, NY – April 16,2020  Tri-County United Way is committed to connecting residents to prescription savings resources during the coronavirus pandemic through its partnership with FamilyWize, an organization focused on improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities….
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Tri-County United Way Launches COVID-19 Community Response Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY SET TO BEGIN HELPING VICTIMS AFFECTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC THROUGH COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE FUND. The Tri-County United Way COVID-19 Community Response Fund will support relief efforts of organizations addressing unmet basic needs as a result of the corona virus. Designed to provide additional, critical funding and resources to existing…
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Message from our Executive Director

A message from our Executive Director All of us here at the Tri-County United Way encourage our community members to follow directives from local, State and Federal Health guidelines and law enforcement officials to help keep not only you, but your families, friends, and neighbors as safe as possible during this difficult time. Although we…
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RSVP Medical Transportation Service Suspended

NOTICE   After assessing the potential risks associated with COVID-19 to our volunteers and our clients, our medical transportation service has been suspended effective close of business Friday, March 20. We will reassess the situation and provide updates as needed and make every attempt to accommodate our clients who depend on this service.  The health…
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Free Tax Service Suspended

NOTICE   After assessing the potential risks associated with COVID-19 to our volunteers and tax payers, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is suspending in-person tax preparation services at all VITA sites effective immediately.  We encourage those eligible to visit United Way’s MyFreeTaxes.com to file.  The health of our volunteers, taxpayers and partners is…
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Volunteer Connection Launch

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TRI-COUNTY UNITED WAY LAUNCHES VOLUNTEER CONNECTION Queensbury, NY) March 5, 2020  Local volunteerism is the power behind long-lasting change, and by introducing a new, dynamic online platform to our community, Tri-County United Way is the driving force for volunteer engagement, donations, and impacting change on our community. On March 1, 2020,…
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Holiday Dinner at the Great Escape

  Great Escape Six Flags hosted their annual Community Holiday dinner in partnership with Tri-County United Way.     Our deepest gratitude to the generous staff of the Great Escape for helping us create a truly magical evening for the friends of Tri-County United Way!