Get Involved

Behind everything we do, there are people throughout our community like you who make it happen. When you get involved with United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra you are changing lives and helping to improve the odds for children and families throughout our community. ​

Your involvement helps us provide support to neighbors in our community who need it the most, whether it’s a donation of time, talent, treasurer, or testimony. With your help, we can improve lives throughout northern Nevada, as know it takes our entire community to make change happen.




By supporting UWNNS you strengthen our community today and invest in long-term solutions to our most challenging problems. Your gift will help children be better prepared to enter kindergarten and support their parents to grow strong readersall to ensure they are on track for school success.

  • Donate today!
    Donations of every amount matter. There are many ways you can make a contribution:​
  • Engage your workplace through employee giving, volunteerism, or a corporate gift. Contact us to find out more.
  • Select United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra as your Amazon charity organization.​
  • Join one of our donor affinity groups, like Women United.
  • There are ways to give outside of the standard check or credit card. Tax-smart approaches maximize your philanthropic impact

For more information on giving, please reach out to Ashleigh Foster, Donor Engagement Director, at or 775-322-8668.




Volunteering is at the heart of what it means to LIVE UNITED. One way to empower the work we do is to volunteer and make a difference in the lives of others. When the community is generous, everyone wins. Whether you’re representing a company whose employees want to dedicate their time, or an individual looking to pitch in, we have volunteer opportunities to fit your needs. ​

Choose from various volunteer activities through our portal at or contact us at