Crisis Response

Ensuring Help in Times of Crisis

Crisis can hit anyone unexpectedly. During this hard time having support, resources and care from the community can help people recover and rebuild quickly. United Way is committed to provide helpful services and meet immediate needs, such as food assistance, shelter, disaster relief and connections to other kinds of help.

$583,817

awarded to 104 local nonprofit organizations

within our six county region.

26,396

Clients Assisted from the Community Crisis Fund

$122K

grants Provided to aid in COVID-19 relief

How We Help

Disaster Support

United Way assists families in times of disaster and coordinates with other organizations for immediate and sustained disaster recovery.

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2-1-1 Information and Referral

With one call, reach a real person who can connect you to services across the community.

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Community Crisis Fund

Support for nonprofits who are filling a critical need but are facing a financial crisis.

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UWCA Spotlight

Crisis Fund Grants Support Central Alabama’s Greatest Needs

See how local nonprofits continue to provide vital services to those in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with help from the Community Crisis Fund.

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