Empowering Healthy Lives
United Way and its partners believe that strengthening the health and well-being of our most vulnerable men, women, and children leads to a stronger overall community. We will invest in programs that support safe, healthy, and independent lives for these individuals in our region.
Targeted Issue: Regional healthcare and oral health services
- Increased number of individuals receiving affordable healthcare and health education.
- Increased number of children receiving oral heatlhcare services each year.
- Increased access to financial support for families and individuals who are dealing with cancer or life-limiting illness.
- Invest in programming that provides health care service sto individuals without insurance or who are under-insured.
- Provide access to oral health care options for children with programs like Smiles United with Children's Dental Services.
- Invest in programs that provide supportive services and financial assistance for individuals and their families dealing with cancer or life-limiting illness.
Targeted Issue: The well-being of our area seniors
- Increased access to services that allow seniors to remain living safely and independently.
- Invest in programming that provides support for and improves the well-being of seniors through healthy activities.
- Invest in supportive services that assist seniors to remain living independently.
Targeted Issue: Veterans' services in our service territory
- Improved military-friendly service delivery.
- Increase access to support services for veterans and military families in crisis.
- Increased access to stable housing and employment opportunities for veterans.
- Increased number of social and educational opportunities to connect veterans to other area veterans in our region and enhance their cilivian lives with their families.
- Invest in enhanced coordinated care throughout our region.
- Assist veterans and their families with attaining and increasing financial stability.
- Invest in programs that will provide secure and safe housing for veterans.
- Provide veteran-centered retreats and activities that connect local veterans.