Hover over the the name of each of the 22 United Way funded agencies to see how your donation is impacting the 38 programs and how together, we are improving the lives of our residents. Thank you for supporting United Way.
(If you click on the name of the agency, you will be taken to their homepage).
Program Funded: Elder Services
Program Goal: Improves physical, mental and emotional health of elderly and severely disabled adults.
Program Funded: Disaster Services
Program Goal: Assists victims in emotional and financial recovery immediately following a disaster.
Program Funded: Healthy Choices
Program Goal: Educates parents about nutrition and encourages families to be more physically active for a healthier life style.
Program Funded: Safe and Healthy Families
Program Goal: Educates low income families about safety and preventative healthcare.
Program Funded: School Readiness
Program Goal: Training and support for parents on literacy, numeracy and other skills and expectations for their children's kindergarten entry.
Program Funded: Scouting
Program Goal: Provides development opportunities and experiences for boys so they can achieve their full potential, be self-sufficient, and contribute as active members of their community.
Program Funded: Teen Mentoring
Program Goal: Provides teens the opportunity to explore vocational interests and career paths with the support of mentors.
Program Funded: Project Fast Forward
Program Goal: Return dropouts to high school and retain them until they graduate.
Program Funded: Mobile Community Resource Outreach Team
Program Goal: Gives parents with children 0-18 education and assistance finding resources needed to help the family.
Program Funded: Senior Companion
Program Goal: Provides disabled and socially isolated seniors with well-checks and transportation to access nutritious food.
Program Funded: Early Intervention
Program Goal: Provides families with individualized services to help their developmentally delayed or challenged children reach their fullest potential.
Program Funded: Business Employment Services
Program Goal: Prepares and trains individuals with disabilities for employment in the community.
Program Funded: Vocational Training
Program Goal: Provides training and employment skills development services for individuals with disabilities.
Program Funded: Legal & Outreach Advocacy
Program Goal: Provides legal advocacy, services and support for victims of domestic violence.
Program Funded: Leadership Development
Program Goal: Promotes social and emotional growth, experiential learning, personal and leadership development in girls, with emphasis in financial literacy and science.
Program Funded: Health Access for the Uninsured
Program Goal: Provides healthcare for the uninsured.
Program Funded: Mental Health Services for the Uninsured
Program Goal: Provides counseling and life coaching by licensed counselors to the uninsured.
Program Funded: Preventing Complications in Uninsured Diabetics
Program Goal: Provides healthcare to prevent complications in the uninsured diabetic and pre-diabetic.
Program Funded: Match Supervision & Recruitment Project
Program Goal: Enables at-risk youth to make healthy-life choices and find safety with the help of mentors.
Program Funded: Children's Summer Day Treatment
Program Goal: Provides a summertime therapeutic program for children and teens with behavioral, emotional and mild cognitive disabilities.
Program Funded: Greater Columbia 2-1-1
Program Goal: Provides telephone information and referral for individuals in need of health and human services.
Program Funded: Greater Columbia 2-1-1 Resource Coordinator
Program Goal: Increase the connection between people and health and human resources in Benton and Franklin Counties through 2-1-1.
Program Funded: Meals on Wheels
Program Goal: Provides disadvantaged and homebound seniors daily access to nutritious foods and a well-check.
Program Funded: Meals on Wheels Under Age 60
Program Goal: Provides sick and homebound individuals under 60 daily access to nutritious foods and a well-check.
Program Funded: Crisis Program
Program Goal: Provides victims of sexual assault with crisis intervention, advocacy and support services.
Program Funded: Education Program
Program Goal: Reduce and prevent sexual violence by increasing awareness, education and skills among children and teens.
Program Funded: Buddy Club Youth Services
Program Goal: Improves social connections and decreases bullying of disabled children in schools.
Program Funded: Pre-Vocational Services
Program Goal: Provides skills development and employment training for adults with developmental disabilities.
Program Funded: Therapeutic-Respite Recreational Services
Program Goal: Enhances the quality of life of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities through therapeutic recreational services.
Program Funded: Cork's Place
Program Goal: Provide grief counseling and intervention for children and teenagers who have lost a loved one.
Program Funded: Our Babies Can’t Wait Early Literacy Initiative
Program Goal: A program that uses gifted books to promote early learning and school success in children ages 0 to 5.
Program Funded: Our Babies Can’t Wait Parent Education Initiative
Program Goal: Informs and educate parents on ways to provide a caring, nurturing and enriching environment for their firstborns.
Program Funded: Shelter and Homeless Prevention
Program Goal: Prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless through food, clothing, and shelter assistance.
Program Funded: Emergency Food Program
Program Goal: Provides food and information for families with low or no income.
Program Funded: Excelling in Education
Program Goal: Provides a preschool program to give children ages 2-5 the skills they need to be successful in kindergarten.
Program Funded: Keeping Families Working
Program Goal: Provides youth development and childcare services for children so parents can stay employed and children can be safe.
Program Funded: YMCA Combatting Childhood Obesity
Program Goal: Helps youth pursue a physically active and healthy life style to fight obesity through a variety of programs offerings.