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United Way agencies receiving money

June 02, 2006

The following organizations will receive money as the result of the United Way's 2005 fund drive.

  • Alzheimer's Association - $10,000 for education.

  • American Red Cross - $87,940 total for five programs, including blood services, $55,000; veterans transportation, $14,440; service to the military, $8,000; health and safety services, $6,500; and disaster, $4,000.

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters - $52,000 total for two programs, including core operations, $40,000; and school-based mentoring, $12,000.

  • Boy Scouts - $70,501, including core Boy Scout programs, $15,323; core Cub Scout programs, $39,158; Learning for Life, $8,640; and Exploring and Venturing, $7,380.

  • Boys & Girls Club - $125,224 for Project Smart.

  • CASA - $105,747, including abuser intervention program, $30,850; domestic violence counseling, $27,352; and domestic violence shelter, $47,545.

  • Commission on Aging - $59,000, including senior home health program, $30,000; and Meals on Wheels, $29,000.

  • Community Action Council - $10,000, including housing counseling, $7,000; and FLITE, $3,000.

  • Community Free Clinic - $33,718 for prescription drug assistance.

  • Food Resources Inc. - $20,000, including brown bag pods, $15,000; and pantry on wheels, $5,000.

  • Girl Scouts - $39,288, including Girl Scout Outreach, $26,250; and core Girl Scout programs, $13,038.

  • Girls Inc. - $126,085, including health/sexuality/self-reliance/life skills, $80,000; and sports/adventure and summer activities for girls, $46,085.

  • Horizon Goodwill Industries - $27,500 for parent employment program.

  • Interfaith Service Coalition - $19,875, including senior home improvement, $7,000; shared learning initiatives, $5,905; adventures in friendship, $4,000; and keep a senior safe and warm, $2,970.

  • Memorial Recreation - $10,000 for recreation activities.

  • Parent-Child Center - $10,000 for Right from the Start program.

  • Villa Maria of Washington County - $51,000 for mental health counseling.

  • W House - $27,500 for transitional housing and substance abuse rehabilitation.

  • Walnut Street Community Health Center - $5,000 for youth and adult dental program.

  • YMCA - $59,622, including $43,750 for child care; and $15,872 for youth development.
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