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August 3, 2022
When Charles found out that schools were closing at the same time his mom’s work was stopping, he was worried about how he would continue his studies. With only one computer at home and two students needing to access online learning, it was stressful trying to keep up.
United Way worked rapidly with our partners to identify the needs of the most vulnerable and rallied the community to provide supports such as computers for students in need to continue their education. Because supporters do local good, kids like Charles can succeed in school.
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Alex struggled to stay connected with his community. Thanks in part the supports that Alex and his family receive, they have found resilience in these challenging times.
When the pandemic hit, Patricia was worried about how she would be able to safely get essentials like food and medicine.
When schools closed due to COVID-19, it wasn’t just education that was affected. School-based programs such as mentorship had to find new ways of supporting kids like Thea.