Impact

Your gift of $1, $2, $3, $5, or even $10 per week ($52, $104, $156, $260, or $520) makes a big impact on local lives.

The following outcomes were reported by funded partners during our most recent funding cycle. They are just a few examples of how our Strategic Objectives and promotion of collaborative work are paying off thanks to the support of donors just like you!

Objective #1 Objective #2 Objective #3
Positively impact our youngest community members Stabilize household economic situations so people experience thriving lives Support a healthy and socially-connected community

The need: One in six children are born with one or more developmental disabilities. Source.

The need: Domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness among families. Source.

The need: 75% of seniors intend to live in their current home for the rest of their lives. Source.

Your impact: $2/week provides a developmental screening for one child.

Your impact: $1/week provides 34 bus tokens that a survivor can use to look for housing or a job.

Your impact: $2/week provides two months of light housekeeping to help a senior age in place.

Outcome reported by: Family & Children’s Center’s Healthy Families program thanks to funding from Great Rivers United Way.

Outcome reported by: New Horizons Shelter & Outreach Centers’ Outreach Services program thanks to funding from Great Rivers United Way.

Outcome reported by: La Crescent Healthy Community Partnership’s Neighbors in Action program thanks to funding from Great Rivers United Way.

The need: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) lead to higher health care costs for adults. Source.

The need: 24% of Coulee Region residents are asset-limited despite holding jobs. Source: Calculation using data from the 2018 ALICE Report (pdf).

The need: More than half of justice-involved Veterans have mental health and/or substance use disorders. Source.

Your impact: $3/week provides middle schoolers with four resiliency-building sessions.

Your impact: $10/week provides a technical college course that helps a person gain skills and increase their wages.

Your impact: $5/week provides four social services connections that help military families recover and thrive.

Outcome reported by: YWCA La Crosse’s Restorative Justice program thanks to funding from Great Rivers United Way.

Outcome reported by: Western Dairyland Economic Opportunity Council’s Skills Enhancement program thanks to funding from Great Rivers United Way.

Outcome reported by: Great Rivers Hub, a program of Great Rivers United Way.

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