United Way of Tompkins County Core Values Integrity Impact Philanthropy Inclusiveness Synergy Continuous Improvement
United Way of Tompkins County Vision Statement Working with others, we will build an organization that… Supports individuals in their efforts to live self- sufficient, productive lives, Connects families with their communities, Encourages diverse agencies and communities to engage each other to achieve mutual goals, and Models and expects fairness, dignity and respect.
Building and Connecting Communities Through Special Initiatives Hunger and Food Security (Primary Funding Partners: Triad Foundation & Community Donors) Youth Outreach Program provides short term resources to cover food and personal care necessities to all Tompkins County young people in Housing Scholarship Program age 16 to 25 who are homeless or transient, lacking a fixed, stable place in which to live. Program Partners: The Learning Web, Family and Childrens Service of Ithaca, Tompkins County Department of Social Services
Building and Connecting Communities Through Special Initiatives Hunger and Food Security Ithaca Community Harvest Project provides access to local organic produce to youth and families through school, home, recreational, cultural, curriculum and meal programs. Program Partners: The Village at Ithaca, Local Farms, Beverly J Martin School, GIAC, Southside Community Center, Garden Gate Delivery, Ithaca City School District, and Greenstar Cooperative Market
6 50 Served – After School Meal Program at Greater Ithaca Activities Center (GIAC)
Building and Connecting Communities Through Special Initiatives Hunger and Food Security Congregate Meals and Food Pantry Support provides financial support, food, and personal care items to local food pantries and congregate meal sites. Program Partners: Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Southside Community Center, Area Food Pantries, Loaves and Fishes of Tompkins County Other Supporting Partners: Wegmans Markets, Ithaca Bakery/Collegetown Bagels and Tops Friendly Markets
Building and Connecting Communities Through Special Initiatives Affordable Health Care (Primary Funding Partners: Brooks Family Foundation and Community Donors) Urgent Rx Prescription Program provides uninsured patients with vouchers for prescription medicine. Program Partners: Cayuga Medical Center, Kinney Drugs, Ithaca Wegmans, Palmer Pharmacy, Ithaca Free Clinic, and the Health Planning Council – this is a program of the Human Service Coalition
Building and Connecting Communities Through Special Initiatives Student Engagement Focus On Community Understanding Service (FOCUS) – Elementary and Middle School Leadership and Grant Program (currently $3,000 annually), primary funding source is the Park Foundation Youth and Philanthropy (YAP) – High School Leadership and Grant Program (currently $25,000), primary funding source is the Park Foundation Ithaca College United Way Stone Soup Philanthropy Corps – Student Leadership, Resource Development and Fund Distribution Program, started in the 2008 fall semester. Grant Funds available in 2010 total $4,000
12 In 2011, the FOCUS Council in Lansing awarded $3,000 to local agency programs
Building and Connecting Communities Through Special Initiatives Student Engagement: Cornell University – Building and Connecting Communities Stephen E. Garner Summers of Service – Paid High School Internship Program (5 high school students in 2011 each received $1,500 internships), funded by the Cornell University Student United Way Campaign with additional support from Triad Foundation, Tompkins Trust Company, M&T Bank, and Community Donors. Fundraisers – Duff Ball, A Cappella United Concert, Sporting Events, Mortar Board Society Senior Class Gala
14 Brian Gallagher, United Way Worldwide President, presents Cornell Student United Way with Campus Organization of the Year Award.
15 Stuff the Bus at Tompkins Cortland Community College Ithaca College Cornell University
16 United Way of Tompkins County Corporate Cornerstone Partners
17 United Way of Tompkins County Corporate Cornerstone Partners
18 United Way of Tompkins County 313 North Aurora Street Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 272-6286 Fax: (607) 272-2736 www.uwtc.org