Increase the number of people who are healthy and avoid risky behavior by one-third.
Impact in Community
In 2022, United Way agencies provided health and wellness programs to encourage healthy lifestyles. The Third City Community Clinic saw 1,112 patients who were served with physician and dental visits. At the Central NE Council on Alcoholism and Addictions (CNCAA), 340 youth learned the skills to be drug and alcohol free. 2,498 adults contacted CNCAA for assistance in dealing with addiction not have hope for a better future. At Willow Rising, 2,778 individuals learned about healthy relationships and violence prevention to improve their mental and physical well-being. Heartland CASA had 10 participants in Project Jumpstart and 63 children in the foster care system had their voices heard by CASA volunteers. Families saved $46,214 on prescription drugs using the FamilyWize prescription savings card in 2022. 203 Veterans received supportive services. 109 smoke alarms were installed to prevent injury and death from home fires by the American Red Cross and volunteers.
Fast Facts from 2022
United Way Community Partners served 4,813 people with health needs.
- At the YMCA, 142 children learned how to swim with no cost to the families.
- 63 children had their voices heard by CASA volunteers.
- 203 Veterans received supportive services.
- 2,498 children learned the value and skills on how to be alcohol and drug free.
- 2,778 individuals learned about healthy relationships.
How YOU Can Help
You can help by teaching those around you how to be healthy! Volunteer to teach local youth how to make good choices.