Since 1939 in the Hannibal area, local businesses, individuals, and organizations have given through a community campaign to make great things happen. This community campaign, once known as the Community Chest and the Red Feather Society is now the United Way Campaign! Over 15 million dollars have been raised and invested in the local community through this yearly campaign.
It is our mission at United Way to increase the capacity of people to care for one another. Basically, it is our mission to create opportunities for people to care for others by giving of their time, talents, and treasures in order to see our vision for the community come to life—a community where all individuals are empowered to achieve their potential.
We work to support critical services in our community— we want to ensure everyone has access to food, water, shelter, safety, & security. We also want to provide opportunities for upward mobility— we support educational efforts and programs that promote self-sufficiency. These are our priorities and what United Way does with dollars invested in the campaign. Organizations receiving support from the United Way Campaign are listed below! Consider giving to support these organizations today!
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Domestic/Sexual violence shelter, providing crisis intervention, case management, hotline, groups, court/medical advocacy.
Provides foster children with resources to meet physical and emotional needs through children’s division and CASA.
Working to create a healthy community with no unintended births to teens and no sexually transmitted diseases.
Provides safe homes for children in foster care, resources to license foster parents, and support for foster families.
Working to build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities by empowering people to help themselves. Funding to Douglass Community Services will assist the CASA Program, Kids in Motion, Teens in Motion, Community Outreach Initiatives, Head Start and more.
Caring Community Partnership working to enhance the well-being of children and families and the stability and economic viability of the community.
Organization provides free, non-emergency healthcare to individuals who do not have insurance and income levels less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Program that partners with Hannibal families from prenatal to five providing home visits, group connections, screenings, and resource connections.
Provides a soup kitchen style meal five days a week to the hungry, a monthly food distribution, and sober-living residences for those recovering from addiction.
HAYS provides support for Hannibal community youth in the areas of mental health, mentoring, basic needs and safety.
Heartland Resources, Inc. provides nutritious meals to elderly and disabled individuals in Lewis County. They provide elder health assistance throughout Northeast Missouri.
Provides support and individualized training to assist individuals with disabilities access their communities.
Provides food to individuals in need in the Monroe City School District.
Assists disadvantaged individuals to rise above poverty by providing needed services to enable each individual to reach self-sufficiency and economic stability.
Helps individuals and families in need with food, housing, rent and utility assistance and employment to help improve lives.
Supports children who have been victims of crimes to ensure they are not further victimized by the intervention systems designed to protect them as well as provides prevention programs.
The YMCA is for Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility. Dollars will be used to provide low income individuals and families with scholarships so they can participate in YMCA programs.
Many employers in our community allow United Way to come in and solicit donations from their employees. Individuals can give a few dollars each paycheck to the community through the United Way campaign. If you are interested in learning how your business can support the campaign by allowing employees to give, please reach out to Denise Damron at 573-221-2761 or email@example.com.
Workplace Campaign Chairs can find the documents they need to support their workplace campaigns below.