As COVID-19 swept the nation and unemployment began to reach staggering heights, the housing crisis quickly escalated, leaving Americans seeking aid. Residents in Mobile have been faced with the threat of illegal evictions, but in the coming weeks, many could receive a lifeline.

Hancock Whitney—one of America’s strongest, safest banks—will provide $90,000 in relief assistance to those in low- and moderate-income households who have experienced job loss, furlough, or a reduction in hours of work or pay due to the economic impacts of COVID-19. Three local organizations will be the beneficiaries of the investment.

Be a part of changing lives and saving lives in Southwest Alabama when you shop, dine out, or treat yourself at one of the participating merchants on Saturday, August 1, 2020. United Way Day is a one-day fundraiser and awareness campaign for the United Way of Southwest Alabama. The donations are based on a predetermined offer designed by the vendor in agreement with the United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA).

To support families during COVID, United Way is proud to announce a new resource in partnership with the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading and Nickelodeon called Noggin Cares, an educational online platform for parents with young children. Through a special link, UWSWA is able to offer Noggin Cares to the community for 90 days at no cost and no credit card required to register.

United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) announced today that Randy Bumpers will be their 2020 Loaned Executive. While Randy is with UWSWA, he will work with the Community Impact team, the Resource Development team, and Marketing.

“I am very excited about joining the team at United Way Southwest Alabama,” Randy said. “My passion is connecting people to resources and giving them access that ultimately bridges gaps and fulfill the needs community.”

United Way of Southwest Alabama's response to the COVID-19 Outbreak

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