Better health leads to better lives. When we are healthy, the world opens up to us – we are able to enjoy our lives, provide for our families, realize our dreams, and contribute to our communities.
Good health influences everything from how well a child is able to learn in the classroom to how much an adult is able to earn in the workplace. Its effects truly last a lifetime. Everyone deserves access to healthy food options, quality health care, and a safe and secure place to call home. Our goal is to ensure that everyone in the Wabash Valley has the opportunity to live healthy, productive lives.
Why it Matters
Good health is a cornerstone to succeeding in school, being financially stable, and maintaining independence. The health of individuals is a strong indicator of the health of a community. Achieving and maintaining good health is important during all stages of life. United Way partners with agencies to improve the health of our community through fostering wellness, treating addictions, and supporting mental health.
What We Are Doing
Whether it is with our own Healthier by 2020! initiative, a teen struggling with addiction, a father without insurance in need of dental work, or a survivor of abuse seeking a safer environment; United Way is working to improve the quality of life for all.