IMPACT! Feeding The Hungry Gives Hope
October 14, 2019
Helping people develop a pathway to financial stability sometimes means getting them through a time of crisis. Perhaps no crisis is greater than feeding hungry children. United Way partners with the Salvation Army to provide food, energy, and housing assistance for low-to-moderate-income residents. Here’s an example of that impact:
A single parent called the Salvation Army office just after closing time, in desperate need of food for her family. She had been traveling from pantry to pantry across Jackson County only to be met with closed doors. The call suddenly dropped, and
In a single year, our partnership with the Salvation Army helped more than 8,000 Jackson County families receive five days’ worth of food, and nearly 3,000 families keep the heat and lights on. That’s how partnership and support for United Way helps people through tough times so they can rebuild their lives.