Our Impact

Prescription Savings

In 2020, individuals in our service area saved a total of $935,833.10 as part of the FamilyWize Prescription Savings Program

Help Starts Here

In 2019, United Way’s 2-1-1 Help Line continued to serve our communities by answering 12,420 calls, providing 9,416 referrals, and 1,300 follow-up calls.

Free Tax Prep

During the 2020 tax season, the SAFE Coalition filed over 2,385 tax returns, which resulted in more than $3 million returned to the community through tax refunds and tax credits

Volunteer Needs

Since 2019, community members spent more than 13,891 hours volunteering, generating an estimated $311,497 in economic impact. The volunteer hours were recorded through Volunteer Connect/South Services (13,402), Day of Caring (119), and AFFC (460).

Emergency Help

The most recent funding cycle for the Emergency Food & Shelter Program brought a total of $150,566 back into Mobile and Washington counties to help people in need, and over $200,000 was given to these two counties from the CARES Act (COVID-19).

Free Books

Approximately 6,377 children in Mobile and Choctaw counties were served by Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and together received 6,570 books in 2019

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST ALABAMA'S RESPONSE TO HURRICANE SALLY

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