River Cities United Way

River Cities United Way prides itself in working with various partner agencies through out the counties served to meet the needs of individuals and families in difficult times. 

Cut America's high school drop-out rate in half.

  • By 2018, 86% of high school seniors will graduate on time, up from 73.9% in 2008.
  • That increase translates to 560,000 more youth who will receive diplomas in 2018.

 

Cut in half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable.

  • By 2018, 1.9 million more working families will become financially stable and able to take the next steps to long-term independence.


Increase by one-third the number of adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.

  • By 2018, the percentage of youth who are healthy and avoiding risky behaviors will increase from 35% in 2005 to 47% in 2018-that means 29.2 million more healthy adults.

 


 

 For the cost of one:
You could invest:
Your Impact: 
 Bottle of water $1/week ($52/year)  Provides a distracted youth one-on-one guidance with a specialist 
 Coffee $2/week ($104/year)  Provides a homebound senior with a companion that visits weekly/bi-weekly 
 Fast food breakfast $5/week ($260/year)  Provides 218 food boxes to local families 
Movie ticket $10/week ($520/year) Provides 41 special needs individuals with one month of bowling
Day out to lunch $15/week ($780/year) Provides 10 victims of sexual assault with necessary care
Night out to dinner $20/week ($1,040/year) Enables 32 students to participate in fee required classes/summer school

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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.

Interested in adding your company to the list? Please Contact Us
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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