100 Years United

United Way of the Mohawk Valley Turns 100

Join us as we celebrate how together, we have been moving our community forward since 1921.

100th Birthday Party

Save the date for United Way's 100th Birthday Party - June 10, 2022.

The big celebration is presented by Bank of Utica and will be held outdoors at Saranac Brewery.

You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind celebration as we raise money to continue to create a thriving community for the Mohawk Valley.

United Way MV is pulling out all the stops! Think of a grand garden party, with a twist. You'll be able to enjoy the evening sky and fresh air no matter the weather under our large clear-top tent.

Guests will enjoy live music from Opus BlackLadies of Soul, and Showtime, plus other performers to entertain throughout the evening.

Sponsorships are available.
Contact Kristyn Bucciero Beckwith at kristynb@unitedwaymv.org for details. 

Stay tuned for more details and ticket information!

100 Heroes

Our work doesn't happen alone. 

We are excited to recognize this community's 100 HEROS!
As United Way of the Mohawk Valley celebrates 100 years of making an impact in our community, we are celebrating 100 local heroes who have stepped up and made a difference in the lives of our neighbors, friends, families.

Every Thursday we will release hero highlights and share how they've made an impact in our community. 

100 Heroes List
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100 Ways to Celebrate

There are many ways to make a difference! Here are more than a few (100 to be exact) ways you can celebrate our 100th Birthday and make an impact this year.

100 Ways to Celebrate

Utica Coffee's United Way 100th Birthday Blend

Utica Coffee is a staple in our community and a great partner to United Way of the Mohawk Valley. We are so excited about our partnership for a special Utica Coffee United Way Birthday Blend. A portion of the proceeds from each bag purchased benefited United Way of the Mohawk Valley. Expect this yummy bean to be brewed at our events this year too!

100 Years United Company Partnerships

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield's Partnership Built on Impact

100 Years United Partner, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, models our health and wellness values in their own business while supporting our efforts in the community. As one of our longest-standing partners, they have helped us bring information and access to community members on health and wellness in relation to improving population health, reducing health and racial disparities, and assisting the community in dealing with COVID-19. Learn more about Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.

Learn more about our partnership here.

Saranac Brewery's "Since the Beginning" History

For more than 20 years, F.X. Matt Brewing Company and United Way have partnered on Saranac Thursdays, a locally renowned, weekly live music event in the summertime with years of community support to raise funds for United Way. However, the relationship between United Way and Saranac runs much deeper than just Saranac Thursdays - one of the founding members of our local United Way (founded as Utica Community Chest in 1921) was Frank X. Matt. Learn more about Saranac Brewery.

Learn more about our partnership here (coming soon!)

The Fountainhead Group's Long-Standing Focus on Giving Back 

The Fountainhead Group has been a long-standing partner of the United Way of the Mohawk Valley, supporting our work through their workplace campaign and volunteer efforts year over year. FGI cares about our community as a whole and its community of employees.

Learn more about The Fountainhead Group and their available jobs