11/15/2018, By Valley of the Sun United Way
Thanks to our donors and volunteers, we have been able to do a lot of great things in our fight to break the cycle of poverty in Maricopa County. From $2 donations to $250 donations, each and every dollar helps us take big steps for kids, families, and neighborhoods in our community together.
Check out these examples of what is made possible with any donation size:
$2 per week
Assists food banks in purchasing more than 624 meals for individuals experiencing food insecurity.
$5 per week
Provides 8 children with school readiness kits that give families the necessary activities and tools to prepare their kids for kindergarten.
$10 per week
Provides approximately 14 ready-to-eat meals to a student receiving WeekEnd Hunger Backpacks.
$20 per week
Allows a case manager to train as a Financial Coach, providing them with the tools they need to assist 40 families annually to become financially stable.
$30 per week
Supports 10 students in the Vello online tutoring program helping them become stronger readers by third grade.
$50 per week
Moves a chronically homeless individual off the streets and into an apartment with the supportive services needed to begin the journey to self-sufficiency.
$75 per week
Provides a school of 525 students with enough funding to start the Breakfast in the Classroom program, ensuring kids begin every school day with a healthy meal so they are ready to learn.
$100 per week
Provides 176 nights of emergency and transitional shelter for individuals experiencing homelessness.
$250 per week
Provides job training for 16 low-income individuals to improve their financial security.
These things are possible because we unite, and we fight.