Success Stories

success story

When Sharon and Andrew Ryder welcomed their son James into the world, they were shocked when they learned he was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. “It’s a diagnosis you’re never prepared to hear,” says Sharon. As James grew they began searching for support, and the Arc of Snohomish County was a perfect fit. The Arc supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families at all stages of life.

Read more about James.»


Dennis G. Smith
President & CEO

We are United in the Belief that Results Matter

For CompaniesUnited Way is proud to partner with donors, local businesses, government and nonprofit organizations. These highly-committed partners volunteer on United Way councils, sponsor events or Campaign Executives and run workplace campaigns. You’ll find information about each in this section.

You’ll also find the help that United Way offers to companies, such as 2-1-1 and Born Learning, benefit everyone.

That’s the essence of community. Together we can get results that no one can accomplish alone.

Mission: Leading positive change that transforms our community and improves people’s lives in Snohomish County

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