Moving people from poverty to possibility.

Why is this focus area important?

Every individual and family deserves to have their basic needs met.

United Way is investing in programs and services that address the root causes of poverty, build the capacity and assets required to move individuals and families from poverty into sustainable, healthy lives.



United Way moves people from poverty to possibility by ensuring basic human needs are met; individuals attain stable housing and families to have a safe place to call home.


76 individuals who have been chronically homeless have been provided housing and offered supportive services improving their quality of life.

Over 2,800 packages of feminine hygiene products have been distributed to women and girls locally in our community.

159 individuals living with mental health issues were assisted with finding and maintaining housing placements and 100% of them reported an improved quality of life.

Lives Changed

The Journey Home program provided Curtis with a safe place to call home.

Scott OakleyMoving people from poverty to possibility