The United Way of Broome County has bounced back from the pandemic year with much needed support from our community and has surpassed the goal set for 2020-21.

According to a news release from the United Way of Broome County the organization has surpassed its goal of $1,720,000.

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The UWBC raised funds each year that go to support of education, health and stability in Broome County, and this year more than $2 million dollars has been raised to help 45 local non-profit organizations.

United Way Campaign chair Mary O’Malley Trumble said in the release "Facing a variety of challenges, specifically the COVID-19 pandemic, Broome County’s culture of caring was on full display and it has been an honor to serve our community as the Campaign Chair and fundraise for programs and initiatives that are working towards solutions and long-term change”

The United Way of Broome County is an umbrella organization for many of the agencies that provide programs and services for the people in our community, 100% of the funds raised go to those causes.

In addition to the 45 local non-profit organizations, approximately 68 projects and programs received help through the funds given by other generous businesses and individuals who continued to move our community.

These programs include the Capacity Building Grant Program, the Health and Lifestyles Coalition  Program, and the Basic Needs and Strategic Priorities Grant Program.

To Read more about the United Way of Broome County and their programs and services CLICK HERE

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