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For over 70 years, Great Rivers United Way has been the trusted source that unifies community leaders, organized labor, faith-based groups, corporations, nonprofit organizations and governments in the fight for proper access to health, education and financial stability for all in its seven-county region. Together, we create sweeping change that lifts entire communities.
In 2018, along with many partners, we completed the three-year process of studying the needs of the community and allocating our resources in the best way possible. We provided:
3,886 individuals with access to affordable housing and financial products/services
17,491 individuals with healthy food access, physical activity and/or nutrition programs
13,450 individuals with healthcare services and support*
1,269 individuals with access to health care insurance*
1,081 children with early childhood programming
1,049 families and caregivers with information, resources, tools and training for raising healthy, resilient children
6,459 youth with in- and out-of-school programs and individualized support
194 youth with job skills training
*Includes Great Rivers Hub
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Your gift to Great Rivers United Way stays local and benefits 52 critical programs. We’re an expert on the area’s top needs, and we make sure your dollars are spent addressing them. Our United approach means your gift goes further and does more.Donate Now