BUILDING PATHWAYS TO PROSPERITY TOGETHER
United Way is uniquely positioned with the mission, leadership, and neutrality necessary to bring together volunteers, social services, government and the private sector to solve the complex problems facing ALICE.
Through the Pathways to Prosperity Campaign, United Way will change the trajectory of hardworking families and their future financial independence.
Everyone knows ALICE. They work hard at their jobs and play by the rules, but still struggle to make ends meet. It may be a health care crisis that puts them into debt, the special needs of a child or an elderly parent, or simply because no matter how many hours they work, their job just does not pay enough to pay the bills.
And that was before the COVID-19 pandemic set large swaths of our community into a financial tailspin. Across the country, 40% of people who make less than $40,000 per year lost their jobs in March 2020, according to Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell in May 2020. While we are removed from the immediate crisis from the pandemic, families across our region are still hurting.
SETTING A COURSE TO A BETTER LIFE
Join us in laying a Pathway to Prosperity for ALICE. These hardworking individuals and families deserve to realize the American Dream, to raise educated and healthy children, and grow old in their own communities. Our economy and our community fabric depend on ALICE thriving.
HardWorking Families ARE AT THE HEART OF UNITED WAY’S purpose
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