Financial Stability and Basic Needs Programs
United Way supports programs that help people get through a tough time like unemployment or chronic illness and build the basis for a self-sustaining future where they can then give back to their community.
Community Action Center
Offering emergency assistance, advocacy, case management, employment assistance and supportive relationships to people in crisis in Rice County who have limited income.
Offering essential, 24-hour services to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Rice County.
Providing long-term supported employment services to individuals with mental illness and other disabilities in the Faribault area, helping them maintain employment to provide income and the opportunity to feel included in and contribute to the community where they live.
Rice County Neighbors United
An advisory, advocacy and action group for the most marginalized in the Northfield area, receiving funding for a Financial Inclusion project designed to help participants learn strategies to promote financial well-being.
Northfield Union of Youth
Giving power and voice to Northfield area youth by creating a caring and enriching community for youth, and working to diminish the isolating effects of poverty on youth through a combination of enrichment activities and supportive services.
Ruth’s House of Hope
Providing safe shelter and supportive services for women and children in the Rice County area who are experiencing homelessness, with the goal of helping families work toward stability and self-sufficiency.
Three Rivers Community Action
Providing home-delivered meals to people in the Faribault area who are age 60+ or under 60 and disabled, and advocacy for older adults and caregiver support services for Rice County residents