united way of greater chattanooga

Building Community, Inspiring Hope


As Chattanooga’s Backbone of community change, we bridge the gap between people and resources, and help people connect their passion to purpose.  We ignite social change through a powerful network of partners, donors and volunteers who share a common passion: making our community a better place for all.

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Our Vision

We will mobilize the people and resources who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to create measurable social improvement in our community.

Our Mission

Uniting people and resources in building a stronger and healthier community.

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The members of United Way's staff are dedicated to advancing the common good. If you have a question, comment or concern, please let us know. We're happy to be of service to you!

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OUR CEO

Lesley Scearce is our CEO, who has a heart for our community, and a vision to make it even greater! 

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Our Board of directors

Volunteer leadership is critical to fulfilling our mission to build a stronger and healthier community for all.

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our financials

We care about your trust, so we're putting our financials right out front for you to see. Our Charity Navigator 4-star rating is a plus!

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