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August 3, 2022
When the pandemic hit, Patricia was worried about how she would be able to safely get essentials like food and medicine. Like many other local seniors, she has a limited income and is unable to drive.
United Way worked rapidly with our partners to identify the needs of the most vulnerable and rallied the community to provide supports such as transportation for local seniors in need. Because supporters do local good, seniors like Patricia are not alone.
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When Angeer found out her eight-year-old son’s bone cancer had relapsed, she didn’t know how she would be able to get through it. Like many local families, they were also facing isolation and anxiety as a result of the pandemic.
With domestic violence cases rising due to the current crisis, Mary wasn’t sure how she would be able to meet the increased need. With the current physical barriers, many of her program participants didn’t have the same access to the support of their friends and families.
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.