United Way is investing $24,494 to support 211 in Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan Counites.
2-1-1 is the gateway that connects people with community resources and volunteer opportunities. By simply dialing three digits, you can make one call to find or give help. No more wasted time trying to find the right resource. It is efficient, fast, and easy to use. And the call is free and confidential.
United Way is investing $20,000 in the Emergency Shelter. With this funding Salvation Army will be able to temporarily house 240 clients.
The Salvation Army has an emergency shelter, that assists community members struggling with homelessness.
FoodWorks Alliance (Financial Stability):
United Way is investing $35,245 in the Recovery with Purpose program to provide workforce skills to 20 community members dealing with substance abuse recovery.
The Recovery with Purpose program strives to provide a hand up to community members in need. They provide reentry jobs, education on career readiness, budgeting, skill development, credentials for future employment, and a support network to be successful, sober, and better able to take care of a family.
United Way is investing $3,000 in TruLight Ministries to supply Bus Tickets, 20 Bookbags, and 40 Solar Powered Phone Charger to community member that are experiencing Homelessness
Home Creation and Preservation
United Way is investing $37,200 toward the Home Creation and Preservation Program, with this funding Habitat for Humanity will build 1 new homes in each of Muskingum, Perry, or Morgan Counties and train 140 people.
Habitat for Humanity is a builder of affordable homes and repairs homes for low-income families in the Muskingum, Perry, and Morgan counties.
Housing & Utility Assistance Program
United Way is investing $50,000 towards the housing and utility program. With this funding Salvation Army will assist 205 unduplicated households.
The Salvation Army has a program that assists community members with housing and utility payments.
Muskingum Behavioral Health (Financial Stability):
United Way is investing $15,000 in The Naomi House to provide quality shelter, food, transportation, and a support system to women overcoming the challenges of drug addiction.
The Naomi House strives daily to inspire individuals to be resilient and navigate the storms of life. They assist the residents with essentials such as shelter, food, transportation, and a reliable support system so they have an opportunity to focus on empowering their lives. The residents live in a shared home to promote the valuable skill of building, maintaining quality relationships, and creating healthy boundaries.
Payee Services Program
United Way of MPM is investing $16,120 in the Payee Services Program funding 25 payee clients.
The Payee Services program provides individualized financial management to disabled individuals and seniors who are unable to manage their own financial affairs so they can live independently and gain financial self-sufficiency.
Tax Prep Assistance Program
United Way of MPM served 548 local individuals and families by helping them file their federal and state taxes for free. This service saves an average of $250.00 per family. With an average program participant’s adjusted gross income of $22,778. We returned over $753,599 in federal returns and over $81,887 in state returns. We had 17 community volunteers that held Tax Clinics at John McIntire Library and Libraries in Perry County from February 1st to April 2nd of 2022. Our volunteers put in 482 hours of service for our tax clinics. As a result of our volunteer’s hard work all program participants will receive 100% of their return!
Perry County Mobility Management :
United Way is investing $5,000 to Perry County Mobility Management towards transportation.