Economic security for individuals and families is central to the creation of long-term success. The whole community benefits when working individuals and families are able to stop walking a financial tightrope and get on solid ground.
Yet, 1 in 8 individuals are living in poverty in the Black Hills including more than 40% are children.
United Way focuses on programs that help people increase their income, acquire affordable housing, and have the transportation available to get to needed services.
United Way’s invests in 7 services and programs that promote financial stability in our community.
10,373 people received financial education and resources
3,275 people utilized affordable transportation to jobs, medical facilities, and vital services
329 people received affordable housing through home ownership or refurbishing their existing home