United Way of Clarion County is the local coordinator for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. As part of a world-wide effort or increase the love of reading, we are putting books into the hands and homes of kids. Registration forms for children birth to 5 are available at any Clarion County Public Library.
United Way of Clarion County is the local lead agency for PA 2‑1‑1 and part of the national 2‑1‑1 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number and web resource for finding health and human services. For everyday needs and in crisis situations, dial 211 for access to services providers and find the help you need.
Created in memory of Leeper resident, Bill Fitzgerald, this unique program provides handicap accessible ramps for individuals under the age of 63 that are unable to safely enter or exit their home due to a permanent mobility issue caused by injury or illness. Using a local contractor, the ramps are built using ADA guidelines and quality materials to meet the specific needs of each recipient.
When a neighbor, friend or family member receives a cancer diagnosis, the last thing we want them to do is worry about bills. United Way of Clarion County’s Community Cancer Fund provides financial assistance so they can concentrate on care and recovery. We work with other local organizations to make sure their needs are met and they feel supported throughout their journey.
We don’t like that bad things happen to good people, but when they do, United Way of Clarion County is ready to help. We may be able to assist with financial needs, connect them with other supports and make sure they have the resources necessary to overcome any obstacle.
Each year, United Way of Clarion County purchases food locally and works with churches, civic groups and others to distribute it to students in each local school district. We are committed to assuring that children and families have enough to eat.
United Way of Clarion County understands the importance and values the work done by many agencies and organizations in the communities we serve. That is why we recognize their experience and expertise by financially contributing to their efforts. In addition to our Partner Agencies, United Way supports the work of many local non-profit organizations and programs that are making a positive impact close to home.