The United Way of LaPorte County is people helping people. With one gift to the United Way, you support a coordinated network of health and human services through local member agencies. Your contributions help strengthen families and individuals, develop self-sufficiency, nurture children and youth, build strong communities,foster health and wellness and support the elderly. The United Way of LaPorte County is local. Money raised here stays here to help local people who really need your help. 98½ % of your contribution stays in LaPorte County with less than 1½ % going to our national and state associations which provide services to help us better serve our community.