Emergency Response
11June

VIRTUAL: United Way Women United Power of the Purse Luncheon and Silent Auction

With Featured Speaker Deborah Rosado Shaw

Results

Our Impact (2018-2019)

How do your donations make a difference?

Youth Success

  • More than 3,700 children from ages birth-5 were enrolled in quality early childhood education programs
  • Nearly 68 percent of children improved their academic performance related to grade-level standards.
  • More than 1,100 youth acquired the academic skills needed for high school success

Economic Mobility

  • More than 700 individuals enrolled in job training programs geared towards improving their education and employment potential
  • More than 300 employers participated in industry-partnerships in manufacturing and healthcare that offer career advancement opportunities to lower-income lower-skilled employees

Access to Health and Basic Needs

  • More than 57,000 nutritious meals were provided to children and families
  • Nearly 15,000 people were connected to emergency resources such as rent/utility assistance, medical equipment, clothing or transportation assistance to better make ends meet
  • United Way 2-1-1 provided information and referrals to 84,400 callers in our region