United Way Worldwide and Shanghai Charity Foundation are working together to improve lives by focusing on education, income and health in the Shanghai region. Through this collaboration, Shanghai Charity Foundation is leveraging United Way’s proven business model of collective action, working together with governments, NGOs, corporations and volunteers to create long-term community impact and sustainability through the leadership and generosity of companies and their employees.
United Way partners with 280 Fortune 500 companies, more than 45,000 companies overall; recruits 10 million individual donors, and recruits 2.92 million volunteers worldwide. United Way-led campaigns outperform other campaign types, resulting in a higher percentage of participation and a higher average gift from employees.
United Way focuses on shared value – a win-win approach – that aligns a company’s social responsibility and business objectives with sustainable, impactful community projects.