United Way’s focus on root causes drives lasting community changes that builds opportunities for all. United Way conducts research to measure outcomes so that corporate partners and individual supporters have a better understanding of the tangible impact of their contributions. Shanghai Charity Foundation creates special funds not only to address specific social needs, but also to strive for the kind of transparency and efficiency needed to build trusting relationships with corporate partners.
In the local area, Shanghai Charity Foundation partners with more than 200 corporations and more than 30,000 registered volunteers. 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.