2016-2018 Funded Partners And 2016-2017 Safety Net Programs

Thirteen organizations were awarded impact grants that provide funding for a two-year cycle, which started on July 1, 2016 and will end on June 30, 2018. These grants support organizations within United Way’s education, income and health focus areas. Twelve organizations were awarded safety-net grants that provide funding for a one-year cycle, which started on July 1, 2016 and will end on June 30, 2017. These funds will go toward providing services within United Way’s safety-net/basic needs focus area.


  • Cabell-Huntington Health Department – Tobacco Prevention: Multi-prong educational program targeting tobacco use in Cabell County
  • Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area – Family Services: Counseling services for individuals and families
  • Huntington YMCA – Kids in Motion: Nutrition education and exercise for members of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Huntington
  • Impact Prevention: Nutrition education and exercise for children served by Ironton Metropolitan Housing Authority
  • Prestera – Renaissance Place: Provide interactions with a caring adult and promotes positive parenting
  • Recovery Point of Huntington: Substance abuse residential recovery services for men


  • Cabell-Huntington Coalition for the Homeless – Green Team: Employment program for people transitioning from homelessness
  • Developmental Therapy Center: Services to special needs children and their families
  • Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council: Leadership and self-esteem development for girls
  • Kiwanis Day Care Center: Scholarship program to cover the cost of daycare while parents seek employment


  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State: School and community based mentoring
  • Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA Area – Life Skills: Basic employability skills for under-resourced
  • John W. Hereford Boys and Girls Clubs of Huntington – Power Hour: Tutoring homework, mentoring, computer use and enrichment
  • Tri-State Literacy Council: Free literacy for services adults and families seeking to achieve a literacy/numeracy goal

Safety-Net Services

  • Branches Domestic Violence Shelter: Safe shelter for domestic violence victims
  • Cabell-Huntington Coalition for the Homeless: Medical and transportation services
  • Campbell Chapel Church – Backpack Buddies: Backpack weekend food program serving 13 Ironton-area schools
  • Christian Associates, Inc.: Baby and hygiene products for low income families
  • Community Mission Outreach, Inc.: Food and clothing pantry
  • Facing Hunger Foodbank - Lincoln County Backpack Program: Food program
  • First United Methodist Church - Harvest for the Hungry: Food pantry
  • Huntington City Mission: Community feeding program
  • Ohio River Valley American Red Cross: Disaster relief

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