Stabilizing Families

United Way and its partners stabilize people in crisis with emergency food, safe shelter and housing services. We provide support to people experiencing domestic violence. And we help people learn job skills to increase their earnings so they can become self-sufficient.

Prevention is a core strategy. We also leverage resources and partnerships to improve the efficiency and capacity of services in our region.

Our goals:

We meet these goals through timely action and measurable outcomes. In 2012, United Way:

  • Fed 159,361 additional hungry people.
  • Provided housing services for 15,447 people.
  • Increased earnings for 9,123 people.
  • Provided safety services to 77,472 people.