Campus & Community Impact

Every gift to United Way has an impact

There’s no doubt about it—your gift makes a big difference in our community. United Way member agencies touch one in three people in Monroe County every year—making sure they have access to basic essentials, get the best possible education, and find (and keep) stable jobs.

Check out the stories below to read about past campaigns' impact:

Here’s what your gift will make happen

8,729children and adults will access physical and mental health care. 

1,990youth will participate in mentoring and after-school programs. 

87%of people in transitional shelter will move into long-term housing. 

2.8 million meals will feed people at risk of hunger. 

1 million pounds of fresh produce will help families in need fill their pantries. 

1,000children and adults will find safe shelter. 

$1 a week ($52 annual) gift provides

  • A homebound senior with 16 delivered meals
  • A warm winter coat to a student in need
  • A 3-day supply of groceries to three families
  • One night of shelter to a family experiencing homelessness

$2 a week ($104 annual) gift provides

  • One week of emergency shelter
  • A flu shot to five patients
  • Healthy snacks to a student for one semester
  • One therapy session for a child, family, couple, or individual

$10 a week ($520 annual) gift provides

  • One-on-one tutoring to a student for one year
  • Legal representation for two individuals seeking Disability Benefits
  • Four new moms with well-baby visits
  • Educational mentoring activities for youth for a year

$20 a week ($1,040 annual) gift provides

  • Ten households with rent assistance so they can stay in their homes

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