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About Us

OUR MISSION

Uniting people and resources to improve people’s lives in our community.

OUR VISION

To be an agent of community change that inspires hope, creates opportunity, and champions people in need.

OUR CREDO

United Way of Olmsted County unites people and resources to improve lives in the community with a focus on educationhealth, and financial stability – the building blocks for a good quality of life. We do this by convening the community to address key issues, collaborating to achieve a measurable impact, and connecting human and financial resources to achieve our mission.

We invite you to join the movement. Give. Advocate. Volunteer.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

We Live United for universal success and prosperity in SE Minnesota.

To that end, we work with public, private, and nonprofit partners to improve lives and empower every family to succeed by uniting around education, health, and financial stability - the cornerstone of a strong, equitable community.

INTEGRITY

We maintain and strengthen the trust of our customers (donors, partners and the community). We serve in all our actions. Our actions are honest and open in
every regard.

EQUITY

We value the intentional inclusion of everyone in our community. We strive to dismantle systemic, institutional, and historical barriers based on race, gender, sexual orientation, and other identities so they no longer determine socioeconomic, education and health outcomes.

EXCELLENCE

Our efforts exceed our customers’ expectations. We lead our peers in every performance measure.

ACCOUNTABILITY

We establish and demonstrate with every opportunity the highest standards of stewardship.

LEADERSHIP

We participate in solving problems facing our community by mobilizing resources for collective action. Our leadership gives direction to the community in the pursuit of optimizing our community’s well-being.

 

 

CONTACT US

United Way of Olmsted County
903 West Center Street, Suite 100
Rochester, MN 55902

Phone: (507) 287-2000

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