We are facing unprecedented circumstances regarding the coronavirus, COVID-19. We’re closely monitoring the situation by communicating regularly with our community partners.

In response to the ever growing needs of our most vulnerable community members, we have no doubt that our generous donors and volunteers will rise to the challenge. We know there will be ongoing resources needed for; childcare, food, financial stability, and healthcare. We will show up. We will make a difference and as always, we will Live United. 

We have made the difficult decision to cancel or postpone upcoming local fundraising events, however we know there are immediate needs we can’t ignore.

The United Way of Paducah-McCracken County will address the emergent needs of our local community and will work with community partners to best serve our neighbors. We need your support. We have set up a way for you to easily give and, as always, you can rest assured that your dollars will go directly to our local community as we face this crisis together.

The time is now. To respond to emergent needs in Paducah-McCracken County: GIVE online by clicking here, text GIVE to 77513, or mail your donation marked COVID-19 Response Fund to 333 Broadway, Suite 502 Paducah, KY 42001. 

• 100% of COVID-19 response donations received by the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County will respond to emergent needs in Paducah-McCracken County.

• Currently, COVID-19 response donations are being allocated to fund the Necessities Grant. To learn more about the Necessities Grant or to apply, click here. We will continue to allocate to this grant as long as funds are available and this grant addresses a prevalent need in our local community. 

• Updates of the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County COVID-19 response fund can be found on the United Way Facebook page and on this webpage.


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