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?


Apple Auto Mitsubishi of Elkton, in partnership with WXCY 103.7, is sponsoring “Drive to Thrive” to help the hardworking families of Cecil County who have been hardest hit by the pandemic.

During the entire month of November, when you take a test drive, Apple Auto will donate $25 to United Way of Cecil County.

Stop by on November 20 and Apple Auto will double their donation to $50 for your test drive!

Following your test drive, United Way will deploy Apple Auto's donations to help the people of Cecil County through

  • Food distribution
  • Rent, utility, and prescription assistance
  • Access to childcare
  • Safe shelter
  • And much more!

The hardworking families of Cecil County need our help. Can they count on you? You can do your part by just taking a test drive.

Come on out to Apple Auto Mitsubishi and let’s “Drive to Thrive!”

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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