River Cities United Way

Impact Areas



Education- Helping Children & Youth Succeed


  • Boys and Girls Club of Kingmans' "MethSmart" provided awareness to 200 children/adults.

  • Diana's Faith House housed 12 homeless found sleeping in parks, under bridges, on pavements, entered local hospials, mental health facilities, or sleeping in vehicles. Cornerstone Mission aided 415 individuals.

  • Interagency Council provided parenting classes to 112 participants whom completed a 6 week parenting class. The Student Assistasnce Program helped 189 students. Big Brothers Big Sisters helped 58 parents/children. Their Alternative Center for Youth helped 141 children with therapy and behavioral assistance.

  • New Horizons provided 2,483 games of bowling to individuals with special needs.

  • Parker Senior Center and the Meals on Wheels program provided 35,601 meals to senior citizens within Parker and La Paz County.


Income- Promoting Financial Stability and Independence


  • Community Legal Services provided their services 6,408 times for the tri-state.

  • Interagency Council provided 3,530 nightly beds provided through the homeless transitional housing program. The financial resources helped 1879 households between Bullhead, Havasu, and Kingman. The Crisis Line/Victim's Advocacy assisted 714 individuals.

  • Salvation Army of LHC assisted 77 families (217 individuals) stay in their home.

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society of Needles served 8,081 clients, providing food, clothing, and other direct assistance to the poor, elderly, homeless in Needles and surrounding areas.


Health- Improving People's Health


 

  • Boys and Girls Club of Kingman provided 1,040 food bags to low income families.

  • Bullhead Chirstian Center develiered 12,624 food boxes to Bullhead/Topock/Golden Shores.

  • Colorado River Food Bank estimates 1,921 food boxes delivered to unduplicated clients.

  • Interagency distributed 6,108 food boxes

  • Havasu Community Health Foundation provided 409 low-cost mammograms.

  • Kingman Aid to Abused People (KAPP)  provided presentations, training, and awarenress to 4,609 unduplicated attendees, provided 318 emergency shelter and outreach support.

  • Meals on Wheels delivered 34,945 homebound meals with the help of 35 volunteers.

  • NAU and the Sr. Corps Program provided 102 senior volunteers to 20 partner agencies.

  • Special Olympics Arizona assisted 723 young athletes both with/without special needs.

  • St. Mary's Feed Bank Alliance provied 4,305,221 LBS. of food to partner agencities.

  • St. Vincent de Paul Sacred Heart assisted 108 clients with payments for rent, utilities, and shelter. 6,000 food boxes, 16,000 in-house meals, 3,692 units of clothing were provided. 12 Adults received help with medical. 3,122 children received clothing, blankets, and gifts.

  • The Teenage Parenting Plan (TAPP) assisted 11 parent-students develop life plans.

  • WestCare Arizona provided 3,479 units of service to victims of domestic violence, and 277 units of service to male adolescents.

 

   

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Holding the River Cities United Way Community Impact Results

 



 

 

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22,685 people were helped saving $2.1M on prescription medication, an average of 41%.


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13 K-12 students received dental referrals, 6 (47%) of which required additional work. The program saved those families an average of $109.79 per claim. 3 students received medical or vision care at an average cost of $83.33.


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48 volunteers working 192 hours delivered oral health education and smile kits to 1,272 Kindergarteners, in 53 classrooms, at 20 schools, in 8 communities across 2 counties.


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94 attendees completed the 4-hour workshop covering budgeting and savings. 100% of attendees surveyed after 6-months, reported an improved financial situation.


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20 volunteers working 140 hours assisted in preparing and submitting 263 tax returns at 5 sites, saving 2 communities $65,750 in filing fees.

The following companies are $5,000+ Corporate Cornerstone Givers, which covers administrative costs associated with operating our offices.

2016-2017 Campaign

Special Thanks to UniSource for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
Special Thanks to Mohave State Bank for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
Special Thanks to Havasu Regional Medical Center for being a Corporate Cornerstone Contributor to River Cities United Way
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Thank you also to our Pillar Society Donors.

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Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce
Needles Chamber of Commerce

Kingman Chamber of Commerce

Laughlin Chamber of Commerce

McMullen Chamber of Commerce

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

Guidestar

Internal Revenue Service

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