The following includes your investments to help people improve their socioeconomic status and independence in the Midlands community in 2017-2018.
In 2017-2018, 2,201 seniors participated in programs in Fairfield, Newberry, Orangeburg and Richland counties, and nearly 300,000 meals were provided to seniors.
Because of United Way-supported programs, 65% of seniors stayed in their homes and maintained Activities of Daily Living (ADL) for at least six months.
Newberry County Council on Aging | Adult Day Health Care | $20,000
Newberry County Council on Aging |Home Delivered Meals in Newberry & Fairfield Counties | $54,333
Orangeburg County Council on Aging | Home Delivered Meals Program | $21,833
Senior Resources | HomeCare | $20,000
Senior Resources | Senior Meals Programs | $69,834
The Lourie Center | Transportation Program | $17,000
United Way helped 862 people increase their income through new benefits or employment.
Also, 7,001 tax returns were completed for eligible households in the Midlands, and $1.5 million Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) were refunded to qualified households to total $4.7 million in tax refunds.