For 100 years, United Way of the Columbia-Willamette has been on the ground helping our community. Serving Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties in Oregon, and Clark county in SW Washington, our Safety Net program makes it possible for vulnerable families to access critical services.
Even before the pandemic, 1 in 3 families in our region was unable to pay for basic needs like rent, groceries, utilities and healthcare. As businesses continue to shut their doors and lay off workers in the wake of COVID-19, we’re hearing more and more from families who never expected to be in this position, struggling to put food on the table for their kids, to pay their bills or keep a roof over their heads. These families are at risk of losing their homes or having to choose between healthcare or childcare.
Your gift will help provide families with access to critical services during this time of unprecedented need, including short-term housing assistance, utilities assistance and access to food.