OUR IMPACT

The onset of the COVID-19 crisis challenged our community and brought about unprecedented levels of need. Thanks to our donors and partners, Pocono Mountains United Way was ready to respond. Our Programs and services focus on Education, Financial Stability and Health - the building blocks each person in our community needs.

15,018 people were served by Pocono Mountains United Way programs in Fiscal Year 2020-2021!

RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

487

individuals served

$1,527,823

In rental assistance leveraged - stabilizing landlords and tenants

LANDLORD - TENANT EVICTION MEDIATION

260

individuals served

98%

of housholds assisted remained housed an average of 30 days after receiving assistance

VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)

225

returns prepared

$275,000

in refunds generated

$55,000+

in tax preparation fees saved

HEALTHY START EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENINGS

1,074

Children received developmental, vision, hearing, dental and speech screenings

101

Children received referrals for additional services

19%

More children received referrals that in FY 2019-2020

SMILE IN-HOME MENTORING PROGRAM

24

children and their families received mentoring

47%

Improvement on developmental evaluation of participating children

11%

Improvement on evaluation of home environment of participating families

SINGLECARE (FORMERLY FAMILYWIZE)

$87,899

in prescription savings

1,378

Individuals in Monroe County served

Crisis Response Fund - Spending by Category

Hospitality and Restaurant Worker Relief Fund - Mini-Grants Awarded by County of Residence

3,853+

people served

$217,000+

distributed

317

people assisted

$79,250

distributed

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