"To increase the organized capacity for people to care for one another."

Our Vision:
"Columbia County will have thriving communities with opportunities for a better life for all. United Way will work for the common good by focusing on the basic building blocks of health, education and financial stability for everyone."

"United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Columbia County."

Every gift makes a difference.

It is never too early or too late to make a donation to your local United Way!


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COVID-19 Response Fund

United Way of Columbia County fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community. In these trying times, with the COVID-19 pandemic causing rapid and straining changes here at home, United Way of Columbia County has established a COVID-19 Response Fund to aid the most current critical needs of our community.
Effective immediately donations can be made by clicking here or via mail to United Way of Columbia County,
PO Box 538, Rainier, OR 97048
How the COVID-19 Response Fund works:
This flexible fund is designed to receive community contributions to swiftly meet the most critical areas of need in Columbia County including, but not limited to, nutrition access, mental health access, shelter, childcare supports, and prescriptions.
  • 100% of contributions given to this fund will be directed to the areas most in need
  • No administrative fees will be deducted
  • The Untied Way Board of Directors will approve funding distributions swiftly and on-going as needs are assessed
  • The COVID-19 Response Fund is meant to serve the community for a short to medium term ranging from 3-6 months, but may extend past that time depending on developments
  • Updates will be made to the public on a monthly basis via email newsletter to inform doors and community members on funds distributed
For questions, please e-mail

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We receive 100% of your donations, and they stay local.

If you give by check, please mail to:

P.O. Box 538
Rainier, OR 97048

P: 503.556.3614