About Us

Vision and Mission

At United Way WA our vision is a future where every person is empowered to grow, through education, financial stability and healthy living which are the building blocks for a happy life.

Our mission is to work together to empower and unite communities for positive change. We tackle entrenched community issues by working with our community partners. Therefore we are able to address complex social problems for long-lasting change.

The social outreach programs we are currently delivering to the Perth community are Re-Engaging in Community, Empowered for Employment, Mentoring 2 Work, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Paint the Town REaD. Please consider a donation of your time or money to keep these amazing programs alive.

Our History

United Way WA is proud to be one of nearly 1800 United Ways in more than 40 countries and territories around the world.

Globally, United Way has been improving lives and strengthening communities for more than 125 years.

We are supported by 70,000 companies, including more than 280 Fortune 500 corporations because we have a proven track record of positive impact and continuous innovation.

Together United Way impacts more than 61 million lives every year!

Latest news in the United Way WA world:

This week we were thrilled to deliver 31 care-packs to the Merriwa Community Hub. Thanks to the generous donation from 3M.

The packs were full of thoughtful, sustainable kids activities encouraging families to read, sing and rhyme at home.

Plus some self-care treats for the parents and caregivers who have been doing it tough through Covid.

You too can support the great work of United Way WA through volunteering in one of our life-changing programs.

You can make a financial donation via https://www.unitedwaywa.com.au/donate/ or just by sharing the love on our socials ❤️
Building stronger communities is everybody’s business. #LIVEUNITED
Interested about more happenings ? please visit our blogs.

This is not goodbye, just see you later:

The legend that is Tim Allan is saying his fond farewell to United Way WA after eleven years of exceptional dedication, flexibility and service.

Tim has made an enormous impact in the WA community with various hats, and many of our corporate and community partners will miss his smiling face, professional approach and warm and reliable nature.

Tim is moving on to some new and exciting challenges, closer to home where he’ll have more time to focus on his young family. He leaves behind huge shoes to fill, and a team that insists

“This is not goodbye, just see you later.”

Annual Reports

The United Way WA Annual Report provides information about our impact, achievements and growth over a calendar year.

To download a PDF copy, please click the link below.





Meet the Team

Kath Snell



Ria Ferris

Service Delivery Manager


Justine Roberts

Community Impact Manager


Christy van de Kar

Volunteer and Event Officer

Caroline Taylor

Fundraising and Marketing Consultant


Sarah Moody

Finance Consultant


Wendy Hudson

Community Worker


Meet The Board

Libby White



Jade Furness


Michele Rawlins


Anthony Sciorilli


Aishwarya Srinivas


Nick Loke


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