The United Way
United Way funds nearly 200 health and human service agencies located throughout a 16-county area in Missouri and Illinois. More than one million people in our community receive services that strengthen families, help the elderly, keep children healthy and safe, and build stronger neighborhoods. A few of the programs United Way offers:
2-1-1: This is a fast, free and confidential way to get help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Dial 2-1-1 from any landline or AT&T/Cingular cell or call 1-800-427-4626 to speak to a trained specialist who will quickly assess your needs and refer you to the help you seek. Information is available on a broad range of services, including food banks, affordable housing, health resources, child care, after-school programs, elderly care, financial literacy, and job training programs. Visit http://www.stl.unitedway.org/211.aspx for a listing of complete services.
Dollar More and Dollar Help: Funded by voluntary contributions from Ameren customers and Ameren Corporation (Dollar More), and Laclede Gas customers and Laclede Gas Company (Dollar Help), these programs help Missouri families stay warm in the winter, cool in the summer and healthy all year long. If you need assistance paying your utility bills, please call 2-1-1, or 1-800-427-4626.
100 Neediest Cases: Each year, the United Way teams up with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the community to help more than 10,000 families in need during the holiday season. Visit http://www.100neediestcases.org/ to find out more.
Healthy Youth Partnership: A growing coalition of over 70 community organizations, Healthy Youth Partnership is designed to combat youth obesity in the St. Louis metro area by offering healthy activities, tips, resources, research and policy changes. Visit http://healthyyouthpartnership.org/site/ to learn more.
910 N. 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101-1018
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