Raise your voice and advocate for your vulnerable neighbors on the Shore. Join the community of advocates by using your voice to create positive change.
Our voices, United, can persuade policymakers on the local and national level to allocate resources necessary to provide effective services and quality programs for individuals and families in need in the areas of Education, Financial Stability and Health.
Our voices, United, can inspire hope and make a difference for a better tomorrow. Here are just a few ways you can advocate:
One of the easiest ways to affect change in our community is by voting. Whether the issue is local, regional, or national, it is important that each person in our community to register to vote and participate in every election. Make your voice heard.
The Census is a nationwide survey that occurs every ten years. The 2020 Census will determin congressional representation, inform hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide data that will impact communities for the next decade. Examples of how the Census can impact our community is through: school lunches, plans for highways and support for nonprofits and local businesses.
Wear the Shirt
When people on the Lower Shore see you wearing the iconic “Live United” t-shirt, they will know you are a champion for our community. Our slogan, “Live United,” exemplifies United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore's mission. By working together, speaking out for those who do not have a voice and elevating the consciousness of our leaders, we can have a profound impact and build a thriving community on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. Purchase your "Live United" shirt and more at www.unitedwaystore.com
As supporters of United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, you advocate for our work every day. Share your stories with us here
Tells us, and the rest of our community how you Live United. Show us how you give back and make a difference. Let us know why you Live United by posting a video testimonial on YouTube and sending us the link, or commenting on our Facebook page!
We want to hear from you!