United Way of Benton & Franklin Counties' Mission

To improve lives in our community through Community Solutions. Our goal is that everyone in Benton and Franklin Counties has a good education; access to healthcare; lives and works in a safe environment; and is a self-sufficient, active member of our community.


Our Safety Funded Service Providers for 2016-2018

Catholic Family & Child Services of the Tri-Cities: Children Come First - Recruits, licenses, trains, and supports foster parents. Provides clinical support and treatment services for foster children.

The Arc of Tri-Cities: Buddy Club - Improves social connections and decreases bullying of children with disabilities in schools.

YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities: YMCA at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center - Provides a positive envitonment and activities for youth during after-school hours when juvenile crime is high.