Live United Grant Application

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Live United Grant Report 2023-2024

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Archway Station
Provided “Stop A Bleed” kits for all of their residential houses, Wellness & Recovery Center and Crisis Resource Center. These kits will benefit 50-75 individuals.

Apples for Children
Provided training so that providers can better meet the needs of early childhood educators. 100 provider trainings were held.

Allegany High School Peer Connections Program 
Peer Connections Program used funding to provide a bowling outing for their students in grades 9-12. 60 students were provided with transportation to and from the lanes, 3 games of bowling, shoe rentals as well as food and drinks. This program helps students gain critical thinking skills, grow socialization skills as well as tutoring and provide mentors and peer support. 

Allegany High School SLE Inclusivity
Funding was used for student inclusion and life skills opportunities to supplement regular activities. Funds helped to purchase T-Shirts and ingredients for a monthly cooking project. This program benefitted 20 individuals.

CASA of Western Maryland 
Children affected by neglect are many times not able to experience extracurricular activities. These funds were used to host a pottery painting party enabling the children to express their creativity in a fun and safe way. 30 children participated in this event.

Horizon Goodwill
Hosted a “Soups to Coats” event for those individuals in need of shoes and clothing. This event will help 125 individuals.

Interfaith Food Pantry
The pantry purchased nonfood items that SNAP will not cover. These include essential household & hygiene items. This will impact 1940 individuals.

Project YES
Funds were used to purchase clothing items, shoes and belts for low income at risk students in Allegany’s middle & high schools. This will help build confidence and encourage good attendance. This will benefit 100 students.

Western Maryland Jaycees
Children from lower income families were taken holiday shopping and enjoy a party afterwards. Goodie bags that include socks, underwear, shampoo, soap and easy prep food and snacks were distributed to the 32 children in attendance.



Broadford Judy Center
Funds were used to purchase food for their pantry. This pantry is open to all 300 students and their families if and when they need food items.

Crellin United Brethern
Will provide food delivered to 40 families in need in and around Garrett County.

Eastern Garrett VFD
The department was able to purchase a mist fan & heater to use during extreme weather conditions. This will improve the rate to which responders are ready to return back at the scene. 15 - 100 individuals will benefit from these purchases.

Garrett County Lighthouse
Funds purchased an AED device in case of a medical emergency. This device can impact up to 100 individuals.

GC Partnership for Children 
30 individuals/families will be provided with smoke/carbon monoxide detectors that are forced to use alternative heating sources due to inadequate housing environments. These detectors will alert those early of smoke and or dangerous carbon monoxide levels inside the home. Alternate heating sources can lead to an increased chance of fire and or odorless fumes inside the home. 

Grantsville Elementary School
Funds will provide basic essentials such as under clothing, sanitary products, hygiene items, etc. to 190 students.

Northern Middle School Theatre
Grant funds will help offset the purchase of 50 handmade costumes for the theatre department. This will benefit 50 students.

Southern High School
Funding purchased tissues for each classroom in the entire school as well as to stock the supply closet to distribute as needed. 725 individuals were impacted by this grant.

Southern High School Phys. Ed.
Uses funds to stock & replenish basic hygiene supplies for their pantry. This pantry serves 300 students from the school.

Southern Middle School
The school provides a service called Rachel’s Closet. This provides clothing, school supplies, footwear, backpacks and dried foods to any student that is in need. This closet will aid 239 students.

Yough Glades Elementary Gator Zone
Funds from the grant will supply students and their families with food, clothing, hygiene and school supplies to all those that are in need. This will impact 227 individuals.

Yough Glades Elementary Blessing Bags
These blessing bags will be provided to families over the holidays and will include a cookie desert, cookie cutters and a soup dinner. This will help increase and promote positive family interactions over the holidays. 100 families will benefit from these blessing bags.



Children’s Home Society of WV
Seventy-five children in foster care will be provided a Holiday Party with gifts, a hot meal and a visit from Santa.

Greenspring Kitchen and Thrift Store
During the Holiday season Greenspring provides those 16 and under in the community with pajamas, flannel bedsheets and new blankets to stay warm throughout the winter. This program will assist 40 individuals.

Hampshire County High School Girls Soccer Team
Funds were used to purchase 2 sets of practice vests in different colors. Soccer rebounds were also purchased for the team. 40 young ladies participate in the soccer program.

Hampshire County Public Library
The library is home to a “little pantry” that serves 100 plus individuals throughout the community. Funds were used to purchase nonperishable food items to stock their “little pantry”.



Children’s Home Society of WV
Grandparents who are raising their grandchildren due the parents’ facing substance abuse issues will be provided with Christmas gifts this holiday season. Christmas dinner for 2 families will also be provided.

Fountain Primary School
The school uses Positive Behavior Intervention to promote learning, good behavior and safety in the classroom. Funds were used to purchase a variety of fun school supplies and other rewards that children can earn rewards for. 

Keyser Primary School
Hosts a care closet of hygiene items for students and their families. This will impact 51 families.

Mineral County Aging & Family Services
Hosts a book club for their senior citizens. United Way funds were used to purchase books for their seniors.

Mercy Outreach
Purchased new shoes for 10 students to go back to school.

Mercy Outreach
Purchased winter pajamas and lice treatment kits for 50 children. 

Piedmont Church of God
Used funds to host a Vacation Bible School for children in the community. Funds were used to provide hot meals, prizes and other giveaways. The Vacation Bible School served 75 children.