United Way offers giving opportunity to help with basic needs during pandemic

Mar 20, 2020 at 07:00 am by United Way

In less than two weeks, the Middle Tennessee community has been faced with destructive tornadoes and now the development of COVID-19 throughout the country.

As the community works to mitigate the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is offering a giving opportunity to help those in need.

More information is available at https://www.yourlocaluw.org/covid.

Donated funds received will provide additional support to those who may be out of work or have additional basic needs at this time. 100% of funds received for COVID-19 relief will be used for:

“ALICE” (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) families with children
Workers with reduced wages
People who do not have the resources they need to stay safe and well
People who need up-to-date information on how to connect to resources

People who need assistance with basic human services/needs
Other target areas, as assessed

You may give through the following methods:

Text COVIDRELIEF to 41444
Online at https://www.yourlocaluw.org/covid
By check to P.O. Box 330056, Murfreesboro, TN 37133 (please write COVIDRelief on memo line)

Those in need of assistance are encouraged to contact United Way’s 2-1-1 information and referral line by dialing 2-1-1 or 1-800-318-9335.

About United Way
United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. United Way focuses on education, health and financial stability – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done through giving, advocating, and volunteering.

Mission Statement
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties improves lives by advancing opportunities for education, health and financial stability for all.

Vision Statement
To be the primary community solutions leader for human services.

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is located at 3050 Medical Center Pkwy in Murfreesboro. For more information, please call (615) 893-7303 or visit www.yourlocaluw.org.

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