2017-18 Burke County United Way - Partner Agencies & Funded Programs
ALFA (AIDS Leadership Foothills-Area Alliance)
- HIV Outreach/Education & Testing
American Red Cross
- Emergency Services
Big Brothers Big Sisters
- Youth Mentoring
Boy Scouts Piedmont Council
Burke County Literacy Council
- Adult & Child Literacy
Burke Recovery Program
- Youth Substance Use Prevention
- Burke Substance Abuse Prevention (BSAN)
East Burke Christian Ministries
- Food & Utilities Assistance
Foothills Service Project
- Home Repair
- Domestic Violence Shelter (Jim's House)
- Domestic Violence Court Advocacy
- Child Therapy Program
The Good Samaritan Clinic
- Clinical Medical Assistance
The Meeting Place
- Case Management and Transitional & Emergency Housing
The Outreach Center
- Hunger Relief (food assistance)
- Fresh Start Education & Workforce Development Program
BCUW 2017-2018 Partner Agencies
ALFA (AIDS Leadership Foothills-Area Alliance) American Red Cross
Big Brothers Big Sisters Boy Scouts Piedmont Council
Burke County Literacy Council Burke Recovery Program
East Burke Christian Ministries Foothills Service Project
Options The Good Samaritan Clinic
The Meeting Place The Outreach Center
BCUW Special Events & Partnerships:
Day of Action a one day, hands-on volunteer project opportunity.
Feed Your Neighbor partnership with a local food distributor allow Burke County United Way to provide a healthy, nutritiously balanced to individuals in need.
Build A Backpack Program partnership with Burke County Public Schools, The Outreach Center & Walmart to provide backpacks & school supplies for Burke County students in need.
Annual Golf Tournament
Toast of the Town benefiting youth programs in Burke County
Toys for Tots partnership with the Table Rock Marine Corp League to provide holiday toys for Burke County children in need.
Burke Cares community collaboration to raise awareness of hunger & homelessness in Burke County. Facilitation of the Burke iCare Tour and Point-In-Time Count.
Burke Wellness Initiative partnership with local organizations to assess health needs and work collaboratively to develop a plan for access to care.
NC211 health & human service information & referral line available 365/24/7
Emergency Food Shelter Program (EFSP) since 1983, Burke County has received $1,080,925 in federal funding to support emergency food & shelter programs in Burke County.
FamilyWize (prescription discount card) has provided over $605,000 in prescription drug savings to Burke & McDowell County residents since 2007.