Our mission at United Way of Mifflin-Juniata is to improve people’s lives by mobilizing the caring power of the community. It is our belief that every person should have the opportunity to gain a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health.
That’s why United Way’s work is focused on the building blocks for a good life:
- Education – Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Potential
- Income – Promoting Financial Stability and Independence
- Health – Improving People’s Health
United Way seeks to create long-lasting changes by collaborating and supporting other community programs, which can be found under our Community Partners tab. Additionally, we also support several of the following programs and initiatives that are operated from within our own office.
The Nurse's Pantry is an in-school resource for clothing, toiletries and other wellness products so kids can succeed in school and in life.
Success By 6 partners with early childhood programs, community agencies and school districts in Mifflin and Juniata Counties to build a seamless transition for children and their families to kindergarten.
FamilyWize is a prescription savings card that helps you get the lowest price on medication at the pharmacy. Customers who use the FamilyWize card save an average of 45% on their prescription purchases.
PA 2-1-1 is a free, accessible, 3-digit telephone number available to everyone. All residents have easy access to customized health, housing, and human services information in one place. You can call 2-1-1 at any time - it is available as a 24 hour, 7 day a week hotline, a quick and easy resource when you need to find help.
Get Connected is a user-friendly database for people who are looking to get involved as volunteers at local agencies and programs. The site allows nonprofits to easily promote volunteer opportunities, in‐kind needs, and special events. Members of the community can browse existing needs and and then register for service opportunities that align with their passions.