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UNITED WAY OF PUTNAM COUNTY AT A GLANCE

Established in 1967, the United Way of Putnam County serves the community by fighting for the health, education, and financial stability of every person within Putnam County, IN. By partnering with local nonprofits, businesses, and individuals, the United Way identifies community needs and assets to create unified solutions to our community’s greatest challenges.

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DO YOU KNOW ALICE?

39%

The number of Putnam County families who struggle to meet their most basic needs
A.L.I.C.E. is an acronym that stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed and paints a realistic picture of the vulnerabilities that many hardworking Hoosiers face right here in Putnam County, IN.
In fact, 39% of Putnam County households are considered ALICE and struggle to meet their most basic needs. Low wages, depleted savings, and an increasing cost of goods are recipees for potential disaster for children and families struggling to make ends meet.
Fortunately, the United Way’s approach is one that looks at the whole picture and works closely with community stakeholders to develop strategies and systems that allow every family in Putnam County to thrive.

COMMUNITY IMPACT FOCUS AREAS

HEALTH

We invest in programs and services that allow individuals and families to improve their health.

EDUCATION

To ensure that Putnam County youth gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials so they are prepared for the workforce and are able to obtain family-sustaining employment as adults

FINANCIAL STABILITY

We invest in programs and services that allow individuals and families to improve their health.

CONTACT UNITED WAY OF PUTNAM COUNTY

P.O. BOX 900
107 E. Washington St., Suite B
Greencastle, IN 46135

contact[at]unitedwayofputnamcounty.org
(765) 653-5638

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