DID YOU KNOW????
In 2018 United Christian Ministries had 10,423 client contacts; THAT IS 40 LESS CLIENTS THAN THE PREVIOUS YEAR. We are pleased that 40 clients from the previous year did not need our services again in 2018. One of our goals is to help our clients have sufficient resources and the ability to care for themselves.
Seventy-one percent were over the age of 18. Twenty nine percent were children in the household.
United Christian Ministries gave out more than 271,670 pounds of food. Four hundred fifty school break bags were delivered to our elementary schools in December. Our ministry also furnished 130 households with a turkey for their thanksgiving meal.
Food donations were abundant during the year.
Our ministry helped with electric bills for 243 families in the amount of $33,448.78.
Thirty- four families received $4966.29 in heating assistance.
Fifty- three families received help in the amount of $9918.50 to pay rent and prevent eviction.
Forty- eight families received $1266.78 for medical assistance.
Diapers/depends were given 186 times.
Household items and personal items were given 2799 times; our ministry spent $2522.38 purchasing these items during the year. Many donations were also received during the year.
One thousand five hundred forty-eight dollars and forty cents helped 28 families with their water bills.
In addition to all the food donations, $19,046.86 was spent for food.
Transportation assistance was given to 6 families in the amount of $230.00
Donated linens, bed covers, furniture, and kitchen items were also given to our clients.
Six hundred twenty- six families were assisted with clothing.
Two hundred eight individuals were first time clients to our ministry in 2018.
THE LITTLE HOUSE AT 191 SKYLAND DRIVE HAS A BIG HEART THANKS TO THE MANY DONATIONS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTY!