Monday, February 3, 2014

2-4-14 fdl area united way allocations

The Fond du Lac Area United Way Board has completed its funding allocations for the year.  United Way director Tina Potter says more than $574,000 was divided among member agencies in four different categories.   Nearly $290,000 goes to the funding category of Building a Supportive Community.  That includes programs for emergency housing, teen pregnancy, youth mentoring, child care assistance, food for children and other basic needs.  Nearly $150,000 goes to Building a Healthy Community...addressing dentl care of children from low income households and behavioral health services.  The third category is Building an Educated Community.  More than $132,000 will go to programs for after school services, disaster education and adult literacy and financial literacy.  Potter says the remaining amount helps fund the United Youth Advisory Board.  The board encourages high school volunteers that awards grants to programs serving youth.  The United Way met its $740,000 goal this past year.

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