We are so grateful to announce that our affiliate has been selected as a grant recipient from the United Way of Monroe County COVID-19 Emergency Fund grant program. We will be using the funds we are receiving to help us enhance our homeowner education program (virtual learning here we come!!) ensuring Habitat families are able to stay on track on their path to homeownership.

“As local nonprofits continue to respond to the needs emerging from COVID-19, we must also shift our attention to recovery efforts as we move forward,” said United Way of Monroe County Executive Director Efrat Feferman. “Rather than returning to normal, our community should strive toward a better normal by addressing the disparities and inequities highlighted by the pandemic. These investments are an important step in that process.”

You can learn more about the United Way COVID-19 Emergency Fund Relief Grant on their website.

Local Resources

Individuals in need of services including food, shelter, childcare, financial assistance, and more are encouraged to search www.helpingbloomingtonmonroe.org or to call  2-1-1 to connect to the right help.

Community-wide resources and updates are centralized at
www.monroecountycovid-19.org by the Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce in partnership with a cross-sector coalition of partners.

Individuals may text COVIDRELIEF2020 to 44-321 or visit www.monroeunitedway.org/COVIDRelief to make a contribution to the Emergency Relief Fund.

About United Way of Monroe County: United Way of Monroe County is a nonprofit organization that improves people’s lives by addressing critical needs today and working to reduce those needs tomorrow. Through its Community Action Fund and grant initiatives, United Way works with 24 member agencies and community partners to ensure families have opportunities and everyone can meet basic living needs.