United Way of Anderson County sets goals

Laurel Williams, age six, helps sort food donated to local Oak Ridge pantries.

The previous two years have been pretty fast paced yrs for the United Way of Anderson County and it appears like 2022 will continue that craze.

In 2021, we manufactured 2,000 feminine cleanliness luggage for young people in center/large university, restocked the area food stuff pantries 42 occasions, served 23,000 foods, served 3,000 persons sustain housing, assisted virtually 3,000 customers in disaster, offered assist to more than 6,000 little ones and 3,400 adults.

To make certain we keep on to provide these with the greatest requires, for the duration of the summer season we completed a complete Community Requirements Evaluation and hosted a Group Roundtable. From the Evaluation and the Roundtable we were being in a position to slender down the priorities for service in the local community. The roundtable involved company associates, authorities reps, university counselors and extra. The areas most talked over: Substance Misuse, Psychological Wellbeing, Actual physical Health and fitness, ALICE (asset limited, money constrained, utilized) Population and Little one Well-Becoming.