Community Initiatives


Assets for Independence

Promotes asset-building tools and strategies such as Individual Development Accounts, a tool to enable low-income families to save, build assets, and enter the financial mainstream.


Long-Term Recovery
is bringing the community together to rebuild lives after disaster.


Success By 6 is a United Way initiative that seeks to ensure all children who enter first grade will be ready to learn and thrive through Kindergarten readiness programs such as Kinder Camp, Kindergarten, Here I Come, and Kindergarten readiness calendars. Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and Freebie Reads reading and home programs also benefit  preschool children.


2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember, free, phone service that links you with the best available services for your individual needs. 2-1-1 is a service of United Way of Etowah County's First Call For Help.