Warm Soles

United Way of Bay County has developed a program which is designed to provide eligible elementary age (Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 5) children in Bay County with warm boots for the winter.  This program is being funded through generous donations in our community.

Free Tax Filing Program

The United Way of Bay County FREE Income Tax Assistance Program was utilized by over 1,516 Bay County residents during the 2018 tax season. The services were provided to low-income individuals and families as well as senior citizens and the disabled. The program has been provided by United Way of Bay County for over 12 years and has proven to bring …

Helen Wirt Lee Back to School Clothing Program

The Back to School Clothing Program provides new shoes and an outfit to school age children in low income families so that they have quality weather appropriate apparel needed to return to school.  The program also provides a major boost in the local economy as it results in over $80,000 in local retail purchases each year.

Emergency Food & Shelter Partnership

The United Way of Bay County is proud of our partnership with the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. United Way of Bay County is the lead agency that facilitates the grant funding process that provides nearly $60,000 a year in funding to local agencies who address emergency needs.

AFL-CIO Community Service

This Community Service Program provides case management, direct services, information and referral to thousands of residents and conducts employee lay off programs for displaced worked to ensure they know how to access resources. The program also offers a training course to community members teach participants to become community service activists in Bay County.

Tuesday Toolmen

Tuesday Toolmen is a program created through RSVP and UW Community Services to perform minor home repair issues for senior citizens, low income families, disabled adults, disabled veterans and active duty service families. The objective of this program is not to do major extensive work, but to help our citizens in need with simple basic repairs to their homes to …