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#GivingTuesdayUnitedWayCalvert

 

United Way of Calvert County will be participating in the annual #GivingTuesday social media campaign on December 3rd, 2019. GivingTuesday started in 2012 and has now become a global generosity movement encouraging hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate and celebrate generosity.

 

IN 2012, UWCC announced the Basic Needs Grant opportunity with the goal to provide food, shelter and rent/utility assistance to residents of Calvert County. In 2017 alone:

  • 608,303 pounds of food was distributed to pantry clients

  •  180 shelf-table meals were delivered to homebound seniors

  • 48 individuals received financial assistance to meet basic needs after a disaster

  • 31 households received emergency rent and/or utility assistance

  • 12,068 bed nights were provided at our county’s only homeless shelter

 

oUR gOAL FOR THIS #givingtuesday is to raise at least $5,000. all donations will support the funding of the basic needs grant. on december 3rd, make your donation.

 

wONDERING HOW TO DONATE? yOU CAN DO IT ONE OF three WAYS:

  1. Text GiveTuesUWCC to 414-44

  2. Scan the QR CODE                                                                                                                                                                                 

  3. Use the form Below 

 

hELP uNITED WAY OF CALVERT cOUNTY engage the community in making a meaningful difference to improve people's lives ON THIS #GIVINGTUESDAY.