About the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore


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Our Mission:

To create and enhance opportunities for making a positive and lasting impact in Education, Financial Stability and Health for all.

Who We Are:

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, has been serving all communities in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties for over 75 years.  United Way helps Lower Shore residents obtain Educational Success by reducing the achievement gap between low and middle income students, Financial Stability by advancing the economic security of families and individuals, and Good Health by improving access to and awareness of local health and wellness services. United Way collaborates with organizations and stakeholders to strengthen our community, and provides support to 80 programs and community initiatives, impacting 1 in every 3 individuals on the Lower Shore. For more information on United Way or to help make a difference, visit www.uwles.org, www.ShoreGetConnected.org, or on Facebook @uwles and Instagram @unitedwayles. See our 2019-2020 Impact Report for more information.