Our mission is to mobilize the caring power of the Valley and Greater Utica Area by connecting people, resources and ideas to create a thriving community.


We are all different. But we’re connected, interdependent, and when we unite we can advance the common good and create a better life for all.

When we LIVE UNITED and direct our time, efforts and funds to programs that best address the needs in our community, we really make an impact.

It takes all of us, working together, to create the best future for our community.

Contact Us

United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area
201 Lafayette St., Suite 201, Utica, NY 13502

Phone: 315-733-4691    Fax: 315-733-4105

Email: info@unitedwayvgu.org



United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area has met Better Business Bureau's 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a BBB Accredited Charity. You can view United Way VGU's full Charity Review online at www.bbb.org.