United Way difference made in St. Joseph
Employees of St. Joseph businesses contributed $34,754 to this year’s United Way of Central Minnesota campaign. Throughout the year, UWCM partners with community employers, individuals and organizations to address community conditions through employee campaigns, fundraising projects and volunteerism. The need is great, and the response to this need by the St. Joseph community is just as great.
Last year in St. Joseph: 465 children and adults received food, clothing, resided in an emergency shelter or transitional housing, received short-term financial assistance or other basic necessities; 495 children between birth and age five received books through United Way’s Imagination Library program; and 40 households increased their level of financial stability and understanding of budgeting basics to help them move forward in their lives.
This year’s UWCM campaign has so far raised a total of $3.7 million of our $4-million goal. On behalf of the United Way board, the staff and the numerous volunteers who conduct the UWCM work and projects in our community, thank you for your support and generosity. The St. Joseph community truly knows what it means to Live United.