Impact of United Way in Wayne County 2013
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Presented at the 2013-14 kickoff for the United Way Campaign at the Hotel Wayne in Honesdale, this presentation offers a glimpse into the impact made last year by generous support of the United Way in ...

Presented at the 2013-14 kickoff for the United Way Campaign at the Hotel Wayne in Honesdale, this presentation offers a glimpse into the impact made last year by generous support of the United Way in Wayne County.

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  • 1. UNITEDWAYNE Making a difference for the people of Wayne County
  • 2. WHEN WE LIVE UNITED… STUDENTS ARE INSPIRED. CHILDREN ARE SUCCESSFUL. FAMILIES ARE STRENGTHENED. OLD AGE IS MORE OF A GOLDEN AGE. TIMES OF CRISIS ARE LESS FRIGHTENING. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL CHALLENGES ARE LESS CHALLENGING. WAYNE COUNTY IS STRONGER AND HEALTHIER.
  • 3. Thanks to your generosity, last year in Wayne County…. uwlc.net
  • 4. 725 households in need received emergency assistance through Catholic Social Services uwlc.net
  • 5. 12 children in crisis per week received counseling services from VIP uwlc.net
  • 6. 268 6th graders from Wallenpaupack Area attended Jr. Achievement’s BizTown for hands-on education on business, economics and free enterprise. uwlc.net
  • 7. Accessibility was improved for patrons of the Hawley Library with limited mobility uwlc.net
  • 8. Programming was enhanced at the Wayne County YMCA with new equipment, supplies and expanded classes. uwlc.net
  • 9. 14 seniors maintained their independence in their own homes with either portable air conditioning units or heaters through Wayne County Area Agency on Aging. uwlc.net
  • 10. 18 children received scholarships at Honesdale CTC to attend afterschool program for 24 weeks uwlc.net
  • 11. 618 households in need were assisted with fresh produce from Wayne County Food Pantry uwlc.net
  • 12. 11 students with Intellectual/Developmental disabilities from Wayne County school districts utilized Devereux’s School to Work Transition Services uwlc.net
  • 13. Building improvements were made to the Wayne County Historical Society to help preservation. uwlc.net
  • 14. Early literacy outreach was provided to children, parents and childcare providers through the Wayne County Public Library. uwlc.net
  • 15. Three fire departments were helped which in turn helps them respond to emergencies faster and more efficiently. uwlc.net
  • 16. 15 high school juniors received critical information about healthcare careers through Workforce Wayne uwlc.net
  • 17. 41 families received help with pre-school tuition at 6 different sites in Wayne County uwlc.net
  • 18. 150 children in need at Preston and Damascus Elementary schools received a backpack of nutritious food each Friday during the school year. uwlc.net
  • 19. 149 Wayne County residents had their income taxes prepared for free as part of our VITA program. uwlc.net
  • 20. 465 children and families received information to help ease the Kindergarten transition at 3 Wayne County school districts uwlc.net
  • 21. 400 families received First Steps new parents resource kits at Wayne Memorial Hospital uwlc.net
  • 22. 2013 Wayne County Grantees • • • • • • • • • The ARC of NEPA Catholic Social Services Devereux Pocono Center Hawley Public Library Honesdale Communities That Care Hose Co. No. 1 – Honesdale Fire Dept. Prompton Fire & Rescue Unit Victims’ Intervention Program Wallenpaupack School District • Wayne County Area Agency on Aging (2 projects) • Wayne County Public Library • Wayne County YMCA • Wayne Pike Adult Literacy Program • Workforce Wayne uwlc.net
  • 23. 2013 Wayne County Grantees
  • 24. uwlc.net