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United Way knows that individuals cannot succeed without life’s basic essentials. Research shows that the most basic needs must be met before individuals and families can tackle other life changes. To strengthen our community, United Way of Southwest Alabama aspires to ensure that our citizens’ immediate and basic needs are met during times of crisis and personal challenge.

Essentials Priorities

  • Food
  • Shelter
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Disaster Relief and recovery

Essentials Results

Essentials Success Stories