The United Way focuses on providing education, income support and health services to Lewis County.
United Way’s education services focus on early literacy and youth success. They promote Kindergarten Readiness and have a helpful Reading Buddy program that partners a volunteer reader with students in Kindergarten to 3rd Grade for one hour per week of the school year.
The United Way helps families become financially stable and independent by providing several essential services. Some of these include the popular AARP Tax Aide program that provides free tax assistance and the free WSECU Financial Wellness Workshops that help people understand credit scores, retirement plans and more.
Health & Basic Needs
United Way of Lewis County ensures funding flows to local agencies who need it most.
- More than 36,000 households visited one of the eight Lewis County food banks at least once.
- Over $112,000 in pro-bono legal services was provided to low income individuals in Lewis County.
- 445 clients were served through the free walk-in medical clinic for the uninsured/underinsured.
- Last year, South Sound 2-1-1 reached 734 people in Lewis County for housing/rental assistance, utilities, and transportation services.