Opelika Share:

Opelika Share assists qualified elderly and disabled individuals facing financial challenges with payment on a utility bill.

Fan Program:

Each summer, United Way of Lee County distributes fans to qualified applicants who cannot afford any type of cooling or air conditioning.

Disaster Services:

2-1-1 Community Connections works with local agencies to ensure families impacted by a disaster are connected to immediate relief resources. United Way also works with the Lee County Emergency Management Agency to set up Volunteer Reception Centers (VRC) if a major event occurs. A VRC helps to organize, document, and mobilize large numbers of spontaneous volunteers.   

United Way Community Fund:

United Way Community Fund offers emergency prescription assistance program for individuals without health insurance.

United Way Student Health Fund: 

United Way Student Health Fund is a program that will pay for medical or dental needs of low-income or uninsured students enrolled in Auburn City Schools, Lee County Schools or Opelika City Schools. Routine cleanings and physicals are not eligible to receive funds. 


The FamilyWize Prescription Savings Card: United Way partners with FamilyWize to provide access to affordable prescription medications in order to ensure greater health and financial stability to community members. 

  • Is free for everyone – it’s like a coupon that you can use as often as you want.
  • Reduces cost – just show the card every time to get the lowest prices, whether it be FamilyWize, insurance or retail price. 
  • Is easy to use with no registration or eligibility requirements.
  • Covers FDA approved prescription medications.
  • Saves an average of 45% on prescriptions.
  • Accepted at major chain pharmacies nationwide.