About Us

When you support United Way of Rome Floyd County, you help ensure a stronger, healthier community. From a business perspective, that means a more productive business environment. From an individual perspective, that means that Floyd County will be a better place to live, a better place to work and a better place to raise children. Through United Way of Rome, Floyd County you and your employees can have the greatest impact on the community.

United Way of Rome, Floyd County knows that people like you really want to make a difference in your community. You want to help others. And we want to be your partner.

Our experience tells us that the best way to help the most people is to target our community’s most serious problems, and then focus on the underlying causes of those issues. It takes the whole community — working together — to pull it off.

So we bring together people from all across the community — people from government, business, labor, faith groups, nonprofits, academic institutions, and ordinary citizens — to tackle the issues that matter most. If it requires fund raising, creating collaborative or just getting people to talk about the issues, that’s what we do.

United Way of Rome, Floyd County is focused on the bottom-line results: the lives we change and the communities we shape. And, we know that’s what matters to you.

United Way of Rome, Floyd County is a volunteer driven, community-based, nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the lives of individuals and families in Floyd County. United Way of Rome, Floyd County unites the resources of donors, volunteers and agencies to identify and target the community’s most pressing needs and create measurable results that have the greatest impact.

Our Mission

To focus and unite our entire community to create significant lasting change that positively impacts people’s lives.

Our Vision

United Way of Rome, Floyd County will be the catalyst for change and convener of partnerships that unite hearts, minds, and resources within our community.

Core Values

The following are guiding core values that define who we are, what we believe and how we behave. It is a blend of who we are today and who we are striving to become as an organization. These core values are required for a potential candidate.

Caring: We are dedicated to people helping people. We care deeply about the individual lives that are impacted for good with the help of United Way. We care about improving the overall quality of life in the county we serve. Our United Way stands for opening doors that result in improved Education, Financial Stability and Health.

Mission Focused: We catalyze other’s commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives our performance and professional motivations.

Inspiring: Our style of leadership is to encourage and motivate. We work to inspire our partners, agencies, and donors by our spirit and actions. Our aim is to shepherd and empower them.

Innovative: We are a leader and catalyst for change in the business of caring. We think out of the box to bring greater impact and solve community problems.

Approachable: We value the importance of being accessible and compassionate to all those we serve. Our unique understanding of the local community helps us build lasting relationships. We believe great results come from working together.

Trustworthy: Our United Way sets high standards for its conduct. We must always be above reproach. The contributions that donors and volunteers make through United Way are investments in their communities. They trust us to be effective, efficient and good stewards of these investments.

Dynamic: United Way is energetic and passionate. We vigorously pursue building stronger communities. We are vital and resolute – a positive force for change.