Your Donation Supports Your Community
When you GIVE to Tri-County United Way, your gift supports your neighbors and strengthens our community – and that benefits all of us who call this area home!
A $5 Contribution per week provides 21 home visits by the Senior Services Specialist from the Glens Falls Senior Center to spend one hour assisting with paperwork and phone calls to qualify for heating assistance, food stamps, medical care, etc. helping the more frail and isolated elderly who have nowhere else to turn.
A $5 Contribution per week will sponsor an event to recruit new Big Brother and Big Sister adult volunteers for children on our “wait list”. There ae currently 62 children waiting for a Big.
A $5 Contribution per week to Nearcare provides 11 hours of respite to a caregiver, or 11 hours of companionship or transportation to the patient, or diversion for a child with an ill parent.
A $5 Contribution per week provides 260 rides through Family Service Association on public transportation to work, job interview, or medical appointments.
A Contribution of $3 per week will provide a nutritious lunch for one senior for 52 weeks at the Senior Center of the Kingsbury & Fort Edward Area.
A $2 Contribution per week lets the Salvation Army provide one week of food for 3 families, or prescription assistance for 2 people, or two nights of emergency lodging for 1 person.
A $2 Contribution per week provides necessary anti-bullying and child-safety training materials at a local after-school program where high school students mentor lower class students facing adversity.
A $2 Contribution per week helps the Adirondack Samaritan Counseling Center schedule two counseling sessions to provide crisis intervention to a young single mother struggling to parent her child.
A $2 Contribution per week to Catholic Charities will provide 3 sessions of individual supportive counseling and information for a young person living in a home where there is domestic violence.
News & Events
Tri-County United Way conducted a survey to assess the impact the COVID-19 crisis has had, thus far, on local families. Results from over 400 families are in and despite the dynamic challenges faced, local residents’ number one concern is contracting COVID-19. “Looking ahead to recovery and rebuilding, Tri-County United Way seeks to stay focused…
The Tri-County United Way 211 Health and Human Services Crisis line provides the following guidance in assessing your eligibility and securing a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. All appointments must be made online. Go to: COVID-19vaccine.health.ny.gov. The New York COVID19 hotline is 833.697.4829