July 14, 2024

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United Way of Anderson County sets goals

Laurel Williams, age six, helps sort food donated to local Oak Ridge pantries.

The previous two years ended up incredibly occupied several years for the United Way of Anderson County and it seems to be like 2022 will go on that development.

In 2021, we designed 2,000 feminine cleanliness baggage for teens in middle/high school, restocked the local meals pantries 42 times, served 23,000 meals, served 3,000 persons sustain housing, assisted virtually 3,000 clients in crisis, delivered help to much more than 6,000 children and 3,400 older people.

To make sure we continue to serve those with the finest needs, during the summer we accomplished a whole Neighborhood Demands Evaluation and hosted a Neighborhood Roundtable. From the Evaluation and the Roundtable we were being capable to slender down the priorities for provider in the community. The roundtable integrated agency associates, governing administration reps, college counselors and far more. The regions most talked over: Material Misuse, Mental Well being, Actual physical Overall health, ALICE (asset limited, cash flow constrained, utilized) Inhabitants and Youngster Well-Staying.