Project Connect

We fight to break the cycle of poverty by connecting thousands of Valley residents to resources that end homelessness.

The red tape someone must navigate to break the cycle can make it seem like an impossible task. Even with the will to work hard, access and transportation to the proper resources may be a challenge. On any given day, thousands of people in our community are facing these challenges

Valley of the Sun United Way started Project Connect to bring together a broad range of vital health and human services to a single accessible location. These critical resources are provided at a different Valley location each month to broaden their reach and scope.

No Other Organization Brings Together as Many People to Fight Poverty in as Many Ways

You can join the fight to break the cycle when you sign up to volunteer at an upcoming event. Download the current Project Connect schedule to find an event near you.

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More than 13,000 individuals have been helped by Project Connect since its launch in June 2008. Our volunteers play a crucial role, acting as guides and working one-on-one with guests to help them make the most of the services on site

You can help End Homelessness in Maricopa County:

  • GIVE: Your gift directly to United Way empowers us to provide the resources and tools these individuals need to recover from homelessness.
  • VOLUNTEER: You can help by serving as a guest guide at a monthly Project Connect event.
  • ADVOCATE: Share our information and resources with your friends, family and colleagues.

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3200 East Camelback Road, Suite 375
Phoenix, AZ 85018-2328

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