About Us

Dennis Galvam, Michelle Hantman, & Chris Hodgson


It takes everyone in our community working together to create a brighter future. United Way of Greater New Bedford brings people from all across the region – local businesses, volunteer groups, nonprofits and concerned citizens – together to tackle community issues.

United Way of Greater New Bedford is one of over 1,300 independent, self-governing United Way organizations throughout the United States and is overseen by a localBoard of Directors.

Our service area covers nine communities, including: New Bedford, Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and Wareham.