Greater Milwaukee Outcomes*
Of the adults and families who utilized United Way-funded emergency food programs:
- 80% were able to spend money on other areas of their budget like rent and utilities.
- 98% felt the pantry provided them with nutritious food.
- 87% felt their family’s 3-5 day emergency food needs were met.
Of the adults and families that utilized United Way-funded emergency shelters:
- 91% were able to get resources from the shelter.
- 88% felt their housing situation would improve after leaving the shelter.
- 97% felt that their basic needs were met.
Of the adults and families that participated in United Way-funded housing and homeownership programs:
- 91% avoided foreclosure, eviction or homelessness.
- 96% were able to maintain or secure safe and affordable housing.
Of the individuals that participated in United Way-funded reducing barriers to employment programs:
- 90% improved their job interview skills.
- 90% improved their resume writing skills.
- 89% improved their job search skills.
Waukesha County Outcomes*
Of the households that participated in United Way-funded Hebron House of Hospitality, Inc. program:
- 96% were able to live independently in the community and maintain permanent housing for a minimum of 6 months.
Of the individuals that participated in United Way-funded The Salvation Army's Community Meals Program:
- 98% felt they were provided a nutritious meal.
*Due to the recent merger of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County outcomes for 2013-14 were collected separately. Combined outcomes will be available in late 2016.