United Way of Henderson County is part of a worldwide movement that has served communities since 1887 when it was formed in Denver, Colorado to help community leaders coordinate charitable services. Since then, the movement has grown to over 1,800 United Ways across the country and to 41 countries about the world. United Way of Henderson County is currently in its 63rd year of operation. Locally, United Way recruits individuals and organizations who bring the passion, expertise and resources needed to get things done.  

United Way of Henderson County’s strength continues to be the difference we help make possible locally. Every year, United Way helps over 30,000 individuals and families in your community to advance the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all.

Learn more about making a planned gift to United Way by viewing our brochure here.


Making a planned gift to United Way is simple, rewarding and incredibly impactful. Your legacy gift will support United Way for into the future and help improve lives and community conditions for generations to come. We recommend you consult with a professional advisor as to the impact a potential planned gift could have on your estate and your specific situation. To take the first step and to learn more, please contact us at 828-692-1636.