United Way of Mineral County is proud to provide a portion of its funding to specific programs throughout the county, which are offered through agencies with which you may already be familiar. Please feel free to explore how United Way money is put to use!
Your contribution touches 1 out of 6 people who live in poverty.
Short-Term & Long-Term Prescriptions
This program, administered through Associated Charities, helps low-income, uninsured residents obtain short-term prescription medications, helps qualify clients for the long term prescription program.
Reach & Rise—A National YMCA youth mentoring program that matches mentors ages 23 and older with area youth ages 6-17.
Prepare Boys for Their Future
Boy Scouts of America—Potomac Council instills values in young people and prepares them to make ethical choices over their lifetime.
Provide Job Training for Those with Disabilities
Developmental Center & Workshop provides individuals with disabilities receive job training and matching, transportation, life and work skills and follow-up services.
Give Summer Reading
Energy Express is a 6 week summer reading program that creates excitement about reading, writing, art and drama.
Give Girls a Positive Future
Through Girl Scouts—Nation’s Capital, girls discover their personal best and prepare for a positive future, and take action to solve problems and improve their communities.
301-359-9540 or 888-263-8834
The Gift of Educational Services
The Piedmont Library strives to provide informational and educational services to enhance the lives of its patrons.
Assistance for Families
The Salvation Army helps families with food, clothing, household items, utility or rental assistance.
Tri-Towns After School Program provides school-age children after school care, help with their homework, participation in after school activities and are provided a full meal.
Be a Tutor
Foster Grandparents, offered through Region 8 Planning & Development Council, in the schools help children with math and reading skills. These “Grandparents” serve as tutors, mentors, and role models.