COVID-19 RESPONSE

COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

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 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 relief donations received by the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County will respond to emergent needs in Paducah-McCracken County.

• All allocations will be thoroughly vetted by the United Way of Paducah-McCracken County to respond to the greatest need in our community. The United Way Board of Directors will vote on the first disbursement of funds on April 2, 2020. Immediate, mid-term, and long-term needs of United Way partner agencies and local families will be considered prior to allocating.

• After April 2, 2020, the United Way Executive Committee will consider additional disbursements on a weekly basis. Immediate, mid-term, and long-term needs of United Way partner agencies and local families will be considered prior to allocating.

• 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

DOWNLOAD HERE: 2020 COMMUNITY RESOURCE GUIDE

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