Top ten reasons to support the United Way...

United Way supports 61 programs in 42 agencies serving Madison County. Administrative costs for UWBG are only 16 percent.

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In 2010, United Way 2-1-1 received 654 calls for assistance from Madison County residents.

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The United Way supports 61 programs in 40 agencies who serve Madison County residents.

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The local Salvation Army served over 8,400 of our neighbors in 2010.

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United Way dollars help people meet basic needs, and/or maintain health and independence.

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17% of the Madison County residents live in poverty and 13% don’t have medical insurance.

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8,500 individuals/families received food, housing support or clothing.

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1/4 of the Madison County residents do not have a high school education

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1,000 domestic violence victims received shelter, support and legal advocacy.

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The amount is not important—it’s the participation.

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If we the employed don’t help, who will?

Madison County Fact Sheet - from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2011 and Council on Postsecondary Education Profile, 2008-10