HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN CECIL COUNTY

Every day, throughout Cecil County, our neighbors struggle with obstacles they can’t overcome alone. Homelessness, hunger, unexpected emergencies, and other barriers threaten the stability of families – and our entire community.

Join us in the fight to improve the lives of all Cecil County residents through BETTER HEALTH AND WELLNESS, INDEPENDENT LIVING, and EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FOR SUCCESS.

The people of Cecil County need you now…more than ever. Can they count on YOU?

INTRODUCING OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR!

United Way of Cecil County is pleased to announce that Melissa Tapp has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the organization.

 

Melissa is a former Board member of United Way of Cecil County and former employee of Amazon, where she served as “Amazon in the Community” Ambassador for four years. In her role, she created numerous partnerships throughout the local community resulting in in-kind and monetary donations for nonprofits throughout Cecil County.

 

Melissa brings a lot of energy and commitment to helping the people of our community and can be seen volunteering at a number of local agencies. She is a lifelong native of Cecil County and lives in Elkton, MD with her family. 

Welcome Melissa!

 

Our Focus

Successful Children and Families

Successful Children and Families

No one can do it alone...and every family needs support, whether it's childcare, food, counseling or mediation services. United Way of Cecil County recognizes that strong families make strong communities. We invest in organizations and programs that are proven to be effective in targeting and empowering Cecil County children and families for success in school and life.

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Independent Living

Independent Living

It's more than just a paycheck. Independent Living involves making a living wage and having additional income to build wealth, save for assets, and break the cycle of poverty for the generations to come. United Way of Cecil County provides funding and supports to organizations and programs proven to be effective in preserving independence and quality for Cecil County residents.

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Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

Good health is most determined by where we live, access to healthy foods, opportunities to safely be active outside, and a network that encourages us to maintain healthy habits. United Way of Cecil County provides funding and supports to programs promoting healthy eating and physical activity while expanding access to quality healthcare for ALL residents of Cecil County.

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