United Way


Our Mission:

To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community.

Our Vision:

To build a stronger Queen Anne's County by empowering our community to improve people's lives.

The United Way of Queen Anne's County was established in 1990 in response to public requests for an agency to coordinate community service organizations. Annual fundraising campaigns have resulted in more than $2 M being raised and distributed over the years.

Donor Privacy Policy:

We will not sell, share or trade donors’ names or personal information with third-party advertisers, and will not send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations. All personal information volunteered by donors as part of the donation process is for use by authorized employees, contractors, board members, advisors and volunteers for purposes related to the United Way of Queen Anne’s County, which may include processing donations, expressing appreciation and providing receipts, record keeping, reporting as required by law, internal analytic purposes, further contact with donors for additional fundraising, and donor recognition in United Way’s publicly displayed materials.


About United Way of QAC

United Way of Queen Anne’s County strives to advance the common good for all people through our work in education, income stability and health. Fundamental to this mission is our commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion for everyone.

Why United Way of QAC

You love it here, and so do we. In truly great communities, people support each other, take care of each other and invest in resources the community needs. That’s exactly what United Way of Quenn Anne's County does every day.

Why Donate?

Your money stays in your own backyard! The money you donate to United Way supports local programs and agencies. Dollars raised in your community, stay in your community to help build a better place for us all to live, work, and raise our families.

Upcoming Events & Important News
THE UNITED WAY OF QAC HAS JOINED FORCES WITH THE ROTARY OF KENT ISLAND FOR THE 2024 GOLF TOURNAMENT!

Monday October 7th at Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville! Join us for the United Way of Queen Anne's County… Read More

United Way Worldwide Statement on Equity and Diversity and Inclusion

United Way fights for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in every community.  We know the work of… Read More

The United Way of Queen Anne’s County, supporting community good works!

United Way of Queen Anne's County presented a $2,200 check to the Safety Net Committee, a subcommittee of the Local… Read More

Board of Directors
Sandra Early – President

Sandra owns “Sandra’s Office Support” and the United Way of Queen Anne’s County is one of her clients. She has a background that includes bookkeeping, event planning, and is very familiar with non-profits. She worked 6 years for the local Chamber of Commerce and other non-profit clients include the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department and the Rotary District 7630. Sandra is a member of the Chesapeake Women’s Network and is a Past President

Scott Surguy – Vice President

Scott Surguy is a familiar face at the United Way of Queen Anne’s County. He has volunteered at many fundraisers and has helped with IT and marketing for many years, but has finally agreed to officially join the board! Scott is a Director of Sales and Marketing for SCD Information Technology based in Columbia MD. He has a history of giving back to his community through his volunteer work with animal Welfare League of Queen Anne’s County. Scott hails from Wisconsin and spent his college years in Colorado. He had been a resident of Maryland for over 15 years with the past 10 on the Eastern Shore.

Crystal Richard – Treasurer

Ms. Richard graduated from Washington College in 2002 and then from Catholic University, Columbus School of Law in 2005. She is an Attorney who practices law in Centreville and was named a partner with her current law firm in 2014. Ms. Richard lives in Centreville and is looking forward to representing the north end of the County on the board and helping the community. Her leadership qualities, organizational skills, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment are all things that will serve the United Way well!

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