United Way Yavapai County News

The Heartfelt Impact of the Hozhoni Foundation and United Way Partnership in Northern Arizona

2024-05-16T09:31:06-07:00

The Hozhoni Foundation has become a beacon of hope and empowerment for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Northern Arizona. Initially established as a compassionate alternative to institutionalization, the foundation has since expanded its mission to profoundly enhance adult clients' dignity, independence, and well-being. This remarkable expansion has been significantly supported by a strategic partnership with United Way Yavapai County, enabling the foundation to sustain and enrich its vital services. Overview of the Hozhoni Foundation Mission and Services: With a deep commitment to fostering opportunities that promote dignity and respect for people with developmental disabilities Geographical Reach: Serving as [...]

The Heartfelt Impact of the Hozhoni Foundation and United Way Partnership in Northern Arizona2024-05-16T09:31:06-07:00

United Way of Yavapai County Partners with Northland Cares to Improve Community Health

2023-11-04T08:21:49-07:00

In Prescott, Arizona, a vital partnership has been forged to address a pressing public health concern. United Way of Yavapai County has teamed up with Northland Cares to provide essential support for STD testing, treatment, preventative care, and more. This collaboration is not only addressing the immediate health needs of the community but is also contributing to the overall well-being of the county's residents. The Challenge of STDs in Yavapai County Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a significant public health issue in Yavapai County, as they are in many communities across the country. The region faces challenges related to access to [...]

United Way of Yavapai County Partners with Northland Cares to Improve Community Health2023-11-04T08:21:49-07:00

United Way of Yavapai County and Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity: Building Hope and Homes Together

2023-09-29T02:19:20-07:00

In Yavapai County, a remarkable partnership is at work, creating a brighter future for families in need. United Way of Yavapai County (UWYC) and Verde Valley (VV) Habitat for Humanity have joined forces, driven by a shared commitment to providing safe, affordable housing and building stronger, more resilient communities. This collaborative effort is making a significant impact on the lives of local families and exemplifies the power of community partnerships. Yavapai County, like many regions across the United States, faces the challenge of affordable housing. Rising costs of living, coupled with economic uncertainty, have left many families struggling to find stable [...]

United Way of Yavapai County and Verde Valley Habitat for Humanity: Building Hope and Homes Together2023-09-29T02:19:20-07:00

Strengthening Communities: United Way of Yavapai County’s Vital Partnership with Manzanita Outreach

2023-08-29T02:01:41-07:00

In the heart of Yavapai County, a beacon of hope shines brightly in the form of Manzanita Outreach. With its steadfast commitment to alleviating food insecurity and enhancing educational resources, this organization has emerged as a lifeline for the region's residents. Amid the escalating costs of living, the partnership between Manzanita Outreach and United Way of Yavapai County (UWYC) has become an inspiring example of collective impact, fostering resilience and empowerment within the community. Yavapai County, like many other regions, grapples with the harsh reality of food scarcity. Rising expenses and unforeseen economic challenges have pushed an increasing number of families [...]

Strengthening Communities: United Way of Yavapai County’s Vital Partnership with Manzanita Outreach2023-08-29T02:01:41-07:00

United Way of Yavapai County and Agape House: Empowering Homeless Families Towards a Brighter Future

2023-08-01T22:44:09-07:00

The issue of homelessness is a pressing concern affecting communities worldwide, and Yavapai County is no exception. However, amidst these challenges, the partnership between United Way of Yavapai County and Agape House has emerged as a shining beacon of hope. Through their collaborative efforts and grant funding, they have created a long-term transitional program that empowers homeless families, providing them with the necessary tools and support to break free from the cycle of homelessness and rebuild their lives. Agape House is a remarkable partner agency that offers homeless families a lifeline, granting them access to safe and stable housing while [...]

United Way of Yavapai County and Agape House: Empowering Homeless Families Towards a Brighter Future2023-08-01T22:44:09-07:00

House of Hope

2023-07-03T10:07:21-07:00

The number of unhoused seniors in the United States is on the rise. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, an estimated 554,000 seniors were homeless on a single night in 2020. This number is expected to grow in the coming years as the population ages. For many unhoused seniors, finding a safe and affordable place to live is a challenge. They may have limited income, poor health, or disabilities that make it difficult to find and keep a job. They may also be estranged from family and friends. House of Hope 316 in Prescott Valley is a non-profit organization [...]

House of Hope2023-07-03T10:07:21-07:00

Polara Health: Providing Mental Health Services in Yavapai County

2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

Polara Health is a non-profit organization that provides mental health services to individuals and families in Yavapai County. The organization's mission is to "improve the mental health of our community by providing high-quality, affordable, and accessible services." Polara offers a variety of services, including therapy, counseling, and case management. The organization also has a number of programs that are specifically designed for at-risk youth. One such program is the Journey Program. The Journey Program is a comprehensive, 8-week program that provides at-risk youth with the tools and resources they need to thrive, which includes individual and group therapy, as well as [...]

Polara Health: Providing Mental Health Services in Yavapai County2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

United Way of Yavapai County’s Impact on the Summer Learning Loss Program at YMCA in Prescott

2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

In 2022, United Way of Yavapai County made an investment in the Prescott YMCA, providing funding for their Summer Learning Loss Program. This program was designed to help children catch up on their educational progress after experiencing disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic and transitioning to virtual learning. Through their support, United Way played a crucial role in ensuring that the youth of Yavapai County had the opportunity to bridge the learning gap and thrive academically. Recognizing the importance of addressing the adverse effects of summer learning loss, United Way partnered with and provided funding to the YMCA to develop an [...]

United Way of Yavapai County’s Impact on the Summer Learning Loss Program at YMCA in Prescott2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

Partner Agency Highlight: People Who Care

2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

People Who Care is an amazing United Way partner agency in Prescott, Arizona that provides transportation services for individuals over the age of 18 who require assistance getting to essential medical appointments, grocery shopping, and other critical tasks. This non-profit organization has been helping the local community for over 30 years, and its mission is to enhance the quality of life for older adults and adults with disabilities in the area. United Way of Yavapai County also provides funding to help People Who Care grow their Technology Assistance program, which assists individuals who may not be able to commute to [...]

Partner Agency Highlight: People Who Care2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

Partner Agency Highlight: Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS)

2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00

The Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS) is a non-profit organization based in Prescott, Arizona, that provides shelter, food, and other essential services to homeless individuals and families in the community. Since its inception, PASS has been committed to serving those in need and has made a significant impact on the lives of many. One of the primary services provided by PASS is emergency shelter. The organization operates a shelter facility that offers temporary housing to women and children who are experiencing homelessness. The shelter provides a safe and secure environment, along with food, showers, laundry facilities, and case management services [...]

Partner Agency Highlight: Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS)2023-06-30T03:33:54-07:00
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