Thirteen programs in 10 area agencies recently were recognized for making a difference in our community when United Way of Rock River Valley made its first funding announcement for the 2003-04 funding cycle. Programs committed to Helping People in Crisis received a total of $710,139 from United Way of Rock River Valley.
Receiving United Way funding is not an easy endeavor, said Michael Call, president and CEO of United Way of Rock River Valley. Each organization and program has justified its need for the funding in the Rock River Valley and has shown the positive impact it has on the people of the region.
The following agencies and programs focused on Helping People in Crisis will receive United Way of Rock River Valley funding in the 2003-04 fiscal year:
American Red Cross, Rock River Chapter: Emergency Services$113,601; Homeless Shelter$40,456; Total Funding: $154,057
CONTACT of Rockford: Helpline $41,165: InfoLine$34,912: Total Funding: $76,077
Janet Wattles Center: Crisis Intervention $18,075; Total Funding: $18,075
PHASE: Working Against Violent Environments (WAVE)$85,986; Total Funding: $85,986
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.: Legal Aid$70,456; Total Funding: $70,456
Shelter Care Ministries: Emergency Housing$19,439; Transitional Housing $29,027; Total Funding: $48,466
St. Elizabeth Catholic Community Center: Support Services$77,757; Total Funding: $77,757
The Salvation Army: Emergency Services Assistance$130,262; Total Funding: $130,262
Youth Services Network: Crisis Intervention $11,400; Total Funding: $11,400
Zion Development Corporation: Grand Apartments$37,603; Total Funding: $37,603