Initiatives in York County
with like-minded women who want to create lasting change in our community.
for critical issues impacting single mothers and their children.
to programs that advance the health and financial stability of single mothers and their children.
Are you a community-driven woman looking to better Southern Maine and meet talented movers and shakers like yourself? Women United is a Giving Circle of United Way of Southern Maine. Our philanthropic interests and investments align with Thrive2027, supporting education, financial stability, and health of single mothers and their children in Southern Maine.
Women United is a diverse, vibrant community, bound together by a powerful sense of belonging — to each other, to our mission, and to the communities we call home.
Through philanthropy, volunteerism, and advocacy, we lead critical work that positively influences single mothers’ ability to meet basic needs, give their kids a stronger start, and live longer, better lives.
Become a member ($1,000+ annual donation) while investing your time and skills to help advance education, financial stability, and health for single mothers and their children.
As the new Chair of the Women United Steering Committee, Kimberly Simard is committed to continuing the organization’s efforts to invest in programs that reduce poverty and promote two-generation strategies.
Many thanks to Patricia McCarthy and Maine Women Magazine for use of several of the photographs found on our website.
Women United, a giving circle of United Way of Southern Maine (UWSM), is pleased to announce a funding opportunity in York County. We are currently accepting letters from interested programs.