Financial Stability

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Our Goal

Cut the number of low-income families that are financially unstable in half.

Impact in Community

There are a growing number of people in our community who are struggling to make ends meet. United Way agencies provide financial assistance and education to help families through crisis situations and to develop plans for moving forward. At Hope Harbor, residents were taught financial skills resulting in $85,876 in debt paid and $30,655 put into savings accounts. Hope Harbor provided 16,669 bednights and serverd 1,534 people with general assistance. At the YMCA, 90 children learned how to swim with no cost to the families. 548 individuals received immigration assistance by Lutheran Family Services.
 
Fast Facts from 2017
United Way Community Partners served 5,466 people with financial stability.
  • 231 financial education class participants decreased their debt
  • 23 individuals successfully completed their GEDs.
  • 2,256 individuals received food and/or gift assistance during the holiday season who would have otherwise gone without

How You Can Help

Donate your time, talents and treasures to support the work of Heartland United Way and Community Partners. Click here to visit the Heartland Volunteer Center or click here to make a secure donation online.