Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly: United Way Of Allen County Announces New Strategy

Jul 12, 2021

After community conversations, a survey and other data collection, United Way of Allen County on July 9 announced its plans to focus on three critical community needs: education, public health and mental health.

The umbrella agency for a number of social service agencies announced its plans after partnering with Community Research Institute of Purdue University Fort Wayne.

The result of 16 months of work and a $46,000 investment with 32 community conversations and 6,000 pages of data resulted in United Way creating four priorities: educational opportunities, food security, housing stability and mental health access.

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