“We talk often about the future of our community and the economy. What we need to continually recognize is that our CHILDREN are our future! The objectives of the many organizations are met through your financial givings. Let’s make sure that all children have access to the opportunities that help them to reach their life’s goal. When you support the United Way you are supporting our future!”
Category : Free Clinic
The Free Clinic of Danville is a source of primary health care services for low income, uninsured adults living in the Danville/Pittsylvania County area. With regular medical visits, consistent follow-up and a solid referral network, the Nurse Practitioner guides the patients to access the health care services they need at any point in the health care services continuum. The Clinic's services align with the United Way focus area, health.
Danville Speech & Hearing Center provides the highest quality speech-language pathology services at the lowest possible cost to citizens in need in the Dan River Region, enabling each to attain his/her optimal communication skills. The speech and hearing center services align with the United Way focus area health.
The Academic Success programs of Boys & Girls Club of the Danville Area (BGCDA) promotes life-long learning by supporting academic success today, setting higher education/training and career goals for tomorrow and providing access to tools and technology that prepare youth for the future. This program aligns with United Way's focus area, education.
The Scoutreach Outdoor Education and Career programs are Dan River District, Blue Ridge Mountains Council, and Boy Scouts of America's commitment to making sure that all young people have an opportunity to participate in Scouting's Comprehensive Youth Development Program regardless of socio-economic circumstances, neighborhood or ethnic background. This initiative from Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts meets the developmental needs of youth in Danville and Pittsylvania County through a well-defined program based on values, learning by doing, fun and positive role models. These programs align with United Way's focus area education.
The Danville Family YMCA After-School and Summer Camp teach the core values of the YMCA - Youth Development, Social Responsibility and Healthy Living. The After-School program runs the entirety of the school year. The Summer camp runs 10 weeks at the end of the school year. This program aligns with United Way's focus area education.
The Crisis and Income Protection (CIP) program assists families and individuals in cases that increase or preserve income, or provide crisis relief related to housing. It offers critical services to residents at a time they need it most and when there is nowhere else to turn. This program aligns with United Way's focus area income.
The Salvation Army's Food Pantry and Daily Feeding program is an immediate derivative of the Emergency Social Services program. Clients seeking assistance in areas such as utilities or rent assistance can also find help through groceries or a warm meal provided through the Corps Community Center. The Salvation Army has aligned itself to fight both hunger and homelessness.