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  • 253,522 - The number of referrals to community and social services made by 211, a social services helpline, in one year.
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Can wraparound community supports save lives? The answer, say experts, is ‘yes.’ Especially when multiple community organizations come together to meet the needs of vulnerable individuals. Systemic change is possible.

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AJ standing on the porch of a house

AJ struggled with mental illness when he was young, eventually ending up on the streets. A United Way-supported program connected him with a social worker who helped him access a range of services putting him on the path to a brighter future.

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Ken sitting on the front porch of a house

A United Way-funded food bank helped Ken feed his family when he fell on hard times. Now, he gives back through his workplace campaign to ensure other people can access the programs and resources they need to thrive. 

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