Community Response Fund
Helping Those Affected by COVID-19
United Way of Walworth County is committed to ensuring that our area's most vulnerable families have the support they need to weather the short, and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
100% of every dollar donated will be distributed among Walworth County agencies helping those who are struggling. Food, shelter, companionship, basic needs... help and hope for every resident of Walworth County!
According to the ALICE Report, 39% of Walworth County residents are living day to day. And that was before the coronavirus outbreak.
With your support, we can rapidly deploy resources to community based agencies offering emergency relief.
Keeping the residents of Walworth County safe and strong is vital. Keeping our agencies strong is paramount.
United Way of Walworth County COVID-19 Community Response Fund
Frequently Asked Questions
What will my donation support?
Your donation will help provide increased access to emergency food and basic supplies, rent and mortgage assistance, utility assistance, direct financial assistance for household supplies, medical and dental care, and nonprofit safety and operations assistance.
Can a family apply for resources from the fund?
All funds will be allocated to our local nonprofit agencies. If you need assistance, click here, or call 2-1-1.
What if my Walworth County agency wants to apply for the fund?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Will all of the money donated stay in Walworth County?
Yes. 100% of all donations will go directly to support services and supplies for those who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Can I designate my donation to a specific organization?
The United Way of Walworth County's COVID-19 Community Response Fund will be divided among charitable agencies in Walworth County requesting the most urgent needs as determined by our Community Impact Committee. We encourage you to give directly to any health and human service providers you would like to specifically support at this time.
Can I give from my donor advised fund?
Yes. Please recommend a grant through your donor advised fund sponsor to United Way of Walworth County, with the stated purpose Walworth County Community COVID-19 Response Fund and indicate who it is from.