United Way of Junction City/Geary County fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community. We win by living United. By forging unlikely partnerships. By finding new solutions to old problems. And by inspiring individuals to join the fight against their community’s most daunting social crises. United Way of Junction City/Geary County has continued to fight alongside our partner agencies to help provide aid to those in Geary County. With your help, we can continue to change lives.
Often times we ask ourselves, what can I do? What difference can one person make? The truth is, one person can make a BIG difference!
1. $35 provides 12 hours of in-person crisis intervention for Geary County domestic violence victims. That is under $3 a month. ~Crisis Center
2. $5 a month can provide credit counseling presentations for a group or class. ~Housing & Credit Counseling
3. $25 can cover the cost for a girl to join Girl Scouts. ~Girl Scouts
4. $30 a month can provide a family of 4, nutritious food. ~Geary County Food Pantry
5. $16 is the average cost for a military dependent to get safe transportation to the doctor. ~Armed Services YMCA
6. $7 a month can go to purchase life saving equipment for the 4th Grade Swim Program. ~Junction City Family YMCA
7. $15 a month provides 1 person with a warm bed and food for a night. ~Geary County Open Door.
8. $4 a day allows a child to receive a CASA advocate. ~CASA
9. $35 provides training for an athlete to join the Special Olympics. ~JC Pacesetters
10. $30 covers the application process so a family can have a safe environment for a visit or an exchange. ~Sunflower Bridge CASA
11. $13 a month provides support for utilities for a family. ~Salvation Army
12. $30 a month can provide legal services that protect a victim from continued domestic violence. ~Kansas Legal Services
13. $28 ensures that a Little who is matched with a BIG, receives quality monthly match support. ~Big Brothers Big Sisters
14. $7.25 pays for one Sleep Sack for a new baby. ~Delivering Change