How A $100 Bill Changes Lives

By United Way of King County, on September 8, 2019 | In News

You’re at a Seahawks game. One person starts the wave, and it lasts through the TV timeout and then some.

You’re on Facebook, watching a viral video a friend shared. One person uploaded that video, and soon it’s seen by millions.

It just takes one person.

At United Way of King County, we see every day how that same concept applies to change in our community—one person is all it takes. The ripple effect takes care of the rest.

So, who will that one person be?

Meet The Change Makers, Then Join ‘Em

Change Makers with United Way are making a difference locally, right now.

How’s that happening? With people taking to heart and hands that change starts with you.

By giving $100 or more a month for a year, you’ll be a part of the change our community needs.

Change Lives

$100 a month can profoundly change lives.

You can get one family off the streets. You can help 10 youth take their GED tests. You can provide after-school meals for 40 kids whose families are struggling to make ends meet.


Give back by working directly with others in the community at exclusive,
family-friendly volunteer opportunities with other change makers.


Get educated about the issues you care about and ask questions
at deep dive sessions led by local experts and thought leaders.


Meet and socialize with people like you—people making a

Change Makers, You’re Invited

When you’re part of this group, you’re an insider. Here’s a sampling of what that means for you:

  • An invitation to a special reception at the Eat, Drink & Be Generous event on Nov. 14.
  • Exclusive invitations to briefings, tours and deep-dive learning sessions, where you’ll hear from experts and leave with tools you need to help make Seattle a better place.
  • Quarterly newsletters about key issues in our community–what’s working, what’s not–and how your gift is being used.

Ready to become a Change Maker? Bump your gift to $100 a month and see the momentum take off from your generosity.


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