United Way, an organization known for helping our community is taking a more detailed approach in how it helps area residents. In the past, recipients of United Way's funds could apply simply based off their own program’s quality. Now, they must align with one or more specific elements of United Way's Education, Income or Health initiatives and be in collaboration with one or more other organizations. Through a new partnership, WQOW News 18 will be taking a look at some specific resources the United Way supports through your donations.
Community Table Director, Rachel Keniston, says, "Our doors are open for people for whatever reason they may need a meal. We don't judge." More>>
If she ever wanted to go to college, Hannah knew she'd need help. She says, "I used to read at a 4th grade level, now I read at a 9, 10th grade level." That improvement comes after receiving one-on-one tutoring through Literacy Volunteers. More>>
Now, the United Way is taking a more detailed approach to see if it can get at the root of many problems for families, and find a way to get them to function more independently. More>>