Our Mission: "To improve lives by uniting the caring power of our community."
Our Credo: "United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. "
Together we are strong, we are brave and we are a community. United Way of Siouxland is here now more than ever to support the needs of those in Siouxland and beyond. This weekly update newsletter provides resources during this unprecedented time in history. Please check out our website for previous newsletters and information about the Siouxland Recovery Fund: unitedwaysiouxland.com
United Way of Siouxland has been working with over 100 local nonprofit organizations to determine the current and anticipated needs of our community. Here is a brief summary.
Division of Iowa Community Action Agencies has extended the application period for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) through May 31, 2020. Families can apply for the Energy Assistance program at their local community action agency. This program can help pay a portion of an eligible household's utility bill. Eligibility is based on household size and income. Community action agencies have other types of help available, such as food and clothing pantries, and other services.
Tyson Foods will award financial resources to nonprofit and community organizations that are working on the front lines to provide Tyson communities with emergency assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
No Kid Hungry is a national campaign run by Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world. Funding may be available for your non-profit organization helping with food relief.
Trying to balance workplace and home when workplace and home are the same.What happens when working adults have no place to race to, since work and home are the same place? As the COVID-19 pandemic turns homes into workplaces, how can we best cope with the consequences? Read more...
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources for everyone on a variety topics. Find out more...
Child Care Resource & Referral provides services that help parents make informed choices about the care of their children including locations with open childcare slots. Contact a Parent Referral Specialist Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm,
at855-244-5301 or by email:
What? Where? How? Why? If you or someone you know needs help with everyday questions someone is available to help and listen. Others are in the same situation and can offer comfort during this time of uncertainty. Services are offered on a sliding fee scale.