Due to the generosity of the Riedel Foundation, United Way is able to oversee the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Program for children (birth-5) who live in the Hannibal School District in Marion County. Through the program, children receive one free book per month from the time they are born until they turn five. Download the enrollment form below or register at the following link!
Throughout the nation, Women United chapters provide opportunities for energetic, passionate, and philanthropic women to invest in and advocate for opportunities to improve communities with the goal to create a legacy of positive change.
Women United of the Mark Twain Area joins a network of more than 70,000 Women United members from various United Way organizations who are working together to create lasting change to improve communities.
United Way is excited to launch Aly's Project. Through Aly's Project 4H and FFA Youth can donate their livestock projects at the conclusion of fair season to a local food pantry or senior center and Aly's Project will pay for the processing of the animal. Thank you to General Mills Foundation Hometown Grantmaking Program and the Community Foundation for giving startup dollars for this project.
Each year United Way provides a FREE WAY for individuals to file their taxes. If your household earned less than $73,000 in 2021, individuals could file their federal and state returns for free using https://www.myfreetaxes.com/. This is the only free, national, online tax filing product offered by a nonprofit. United Way has made it available to over 100 million U.S. taxpayers as part of our fight for the financial stability of every person in every community. Check for information closer to tax time!
When all other resources are unavailable for an individual, the Tri-County Alliance Unmet Needs group works to find a solution to an individuals issue. Financial assistance is provided the majority of the time, when deemed appropriate by the alliance. The United Way is the fiscal agent for this group. Individuals can contribute specifically to this fund by sending checks made to, "Tri-County Alliance" to the United Way Office.
For people with no insurance, for medicine not covered by insurance, Medicare, or other benefit plans you may save 30% or more on prescriptions. The Family Wize card is accepted at most pharmacies. This covers all prescription drugs.
The 2-1-1 telephone number is available to help Missourians find fast, free and confidential help for health and human services. The 2-1-1 call center, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week is being offered throughout Missouri by the United Way of Greater St. Louis. Ten other United Way organizations throughout the state are involved in the effort.
During times of disaster (floods, tornadoes, storms, etc.) the Northeast Missouri Unmet Needs Committee works to assist residents of Northeast Missouri in long term disaster recovery through education, resources, financial assistance and advocacy, coordinating and enhancing all disaster response organizations including but not limited to: FEMA, American Red Cross, Church World Services, Salvation Army, and state and local government entities.