Senior Nutrition Program
United Way of MPM is investing $3,500 to serve 500 meals to seniors in Morgan County
The Senior Nutrition Program of Washington-Morgan Community Actions has been funded to provide hot, nutritious meals to seniors 60 years of age or older, living in Washington and Morgan Counties. Program service settings include congregate dining sites for those seniors who can leave their homes and home delivered meals for seniors who are homebound.
United for Kids
United Way is investing $36,000 in Zanesville City Schools and New Lexington Schools. With this funding local schools will serve over 21,780 students during the 2021-2022 school year.
United for Kids is a program that serves meals to students in local schools on the weekend and holiday breaks.
Eyeglasses for Education
United Way is investing $1,000 to serve 300 students during the 2021-2022 school year.
Zanesville City Schools has a program called Eyeglasses for Education, the program provides adjustments, repairs, and replacement pairs of glasses for students.
Hot Meals Program
United Way is investing $13,500 to serve 340 community members.
The Salvation Army has a hot meals program, that serves hot meals to anyone in the community in need of a hot meal.
Morgan County Health Screenings
United Way is investing $4,718 to prove free health screenings for Morgan County residents.
The Morgan County Health Department (MCHD) will be providing free health screenings throughout the County Townships. The screening includes B/P checks, Glucose Checks, and Hearing/Vision. At the site, the MCHD will review patient immunizations and encourage referrals to primary care providers as warranted. Health education with applicable educational materials will be disseminated to all participants. It is the hope of the Morgan County Health Department to improve health outcomes for all of Morgan County.
Morgan County Public Transit
United Way funds will be used to subsidize out of county medical trips for low-income riders who cannot afford paying the trip fare. It is the goal of Morgan County Public Transit to utilize the funds in a way that all who need access to quality medical care can receive it.