UWCC held its Annual Celebration, and it was indeed a celebration this year!
Despite a worldwide pandemic, despite technological disparities among marginalized populations, despite racial, socio-economic and gender inequity, UWCC Partner Agencies improved lives in Clatsop County in 2020.
- 18 families received emotional education and support to guide them through grief, loss, abuse and transition.
- 90 children were taken from neglectful or abusive situations and placed in more stable, supportive homes with advocates who fought for their best interest.
- 86 survivors of domestic violence were given resources to keep themselves safe and sheltered through their transition to a secure living situation.
- 355 individuals were welcomed off the streets, fed and educated on how to live healthy, independent lives.
- 450 school-aged children created communities in which they could explore, learn and play.
- 130 adults returned to school with support that allowed them to graduate, become independent and financially secure in their jobs.
- 2,800 rural students were given access to educational materials to foster a love of learning at home.
- 156 struggling readers were matched with mentors who inspired learning through the love of literature.
- 8,100 meals for struggling senior citizens.
- 31 child survivors of sexual abuse were brought into a safe, understanding community whose mission is for them to understand their innate value as human beings.