To assist Kaufman County by effectively gathering and distributing community resources.
United Way of Kaufman County is a leader in meeting Kaufman County human service needs. We accomplish this through:
Promoting Agency coordination
United Way began in 1887 with a rabbi, 2 ministers, and a priest founded the Charity Organizations Society in Denver, which planned and coordinated local services and conducted a single fundraising campaign.
There are 1,800 local United Ways in 40 countries and territories.
United Way of Kaufman County began as a community chest in Terrell, TX mid 1980's. We became Terrell-Kaufman United Way in 1992, serving two cities. Now we serve 6 cities in Kaufman County and 2 in Van Zandt County.
Crandall, Elmo, Kaufman, Rosser, Scurry, Terrell, Edgewood, and Wills Point.