Our Priorities

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Your contributions to United Way of Johnson County provide money for our primary missions, which include:

  • Helping job seekers find work and better paying opportunities.
  • Protecting children and adults from abuse and violence.
  • Making child care more affordable for working parents.
  • Providing support for families suffering from financial emergencies.
  • Providing rides to seniors, people with disabilities and the general public for doctor appointments, grocery shopping and job interviews.
  • Connecting people in need with the right agency or program that can help them.

Other Funding Priorities

Youth: Dealing with alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness; teaching them healthy interpersonal relationships.

Families: Coping with divorce and family breakdowns; teaching them parenting and family living skills

Seniors and Persons with Disabilities: Helping them with their independence.