Our Work

How do I get a Card?

Contact Uinted Way (906) 226-8171

Text “family” to 700700 to receive a card on your phone (Message and data rates may apply. FamilyWize Terms and Privacy)  Once you have received the card, you can opt out of getting messages by texting “STOP.”

 A community service partnership dedicated to helping improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities by helping to make prescription medication more affordable and more accessible for all.  FamilyWize offers resources such as prescription savings cards, a drug price lookup tool and wellness newsletters that are all free and require no eligibility criteria.

  • Is free for everyone – it’s like a coupon that you can use as often as you want.
  • Reduces cost – just show the card every time to get the lowest prices, whether it be FamilyWize, insurance or retail price.
  • Is easy to use with no registration or eligibility requirements.
  • Covers FDA approved prescription medications.
  • Saves an average of 45% on prescriptions.
  • Accepted at major chain pharmacies nationwide

Get connected to the help you need…quickly, easily and confidentially.

When there’s a crisis, where do you turn? If it’s a life-threatening emergency, you call 911. But what if you can’t pay your electric bill? Or you need childcare? Or legal help? Now you call or text 211.

211 is the one number you call or text to get answers to life’s many challenges. And United Way makes it possible.

United Way has partnered with area organizations and companies who offer free or discounted social services to provide you a fast, easy way to get the specific help you need…as quickly as possible!

2020 United Way Community Impact:

50,000 cloth face masks distributed

2000 Bombas Socks to those in need

Collaborated with the Community Foundation to raise over $160,000 helping over 55 local agencies get through the Covid pandemic

Developed a county-wide volunteer network with over 230 volunteers with over 10,000 volunteer hours 

Assisted in getting mobile food pantries coming to our communities to serve those in need

Assisted over 455 local residents save $32,000 on medications

Raised $390,ooo with our annual campaign to help fund 25 local agency programs