Burke County United Way
United Way

Community Impact

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.



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