United Way Relief Fund Grants

The 2017 United Way Harvey Task Force has approved $11.4 million to-date in investments to help our neighbors and our community recover from Hurricane Harvey. 

Basic Needs: $2,381,340
Basic Needs funds are utilized to provide assistance in rent/mortgage, temporary housing assistance, utilities, food, health care and transportation.

BakerRipley* $400,000
Catholic Charities* $500,000
Christian Community Service Center $50,000
Comm. Workers of America, Local 6222 - Basic Needs Program $25,000
Community Family Centers $50,000
Crisis Assistance Center $125,000
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry $13,840
ECHOS (Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services) $15,000
Emergency Aid Coalition $50,000
Family Houston* $10,000
Humble Area Assistance Ministries $180,000
Interfaith Caring Ministries $70,000
Interfaith of The Woodlands $100,000
Katy Christian Ministries* $100,000
MANNA $25,000
Memorial Assistance Ministries $250,000
Mission Northeast $7,500
My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center $100,000
Northwest Assistance Ministries $200,000
Second Mile Mission Center $30,000
Wesley Community Center $30,000
West Houston Assistance Ministries $50,000
* Denotes agencies also providing case management

System Support Grants $375,000
United Way awarded grants to the following organizations that are serving the overall system of care. The Houston Food Bank and the Montgomery County Food Bank provide the vast majority of the food to the pantry system including the community assistance ministries we are partnering with above. These funds will help support that system of food. San Jose Clinic has been and will continue to cover all lab fees, pharmaceuticals and disbursement, as well as Spanish translators for doctors traveling in from around the country in order to communicate with the patients. In addition, they are providing RN's and medical assistants across our community to help ensure the health of those displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

Houston Food Bank $200,000
Montgomery County Food Bank $25,000
San Jose Clinic $150,000

Case Management $2,920,000
Disaster Case Management funding is utilized to assess clients' needs, organize and coordinate available client resources, develop a goal-oriented plan to achieve recovery, and monitor clients' progress toward reaching recovery plan goals. In addition, case managers document all case work in CAN (disaster case management portal).

Katy Christian Ministries $55,000
Jewish Family Service $325,000
Family Houston $140,000
BakerRipley $2,150,000
Catholic Charities $250,000

Unmet Needs Pool $2,050,000
United Way established an Unmet Needs Pool which disaster case managers can utilize to help clients with needs that are preventing full recovery and for which other resources are not available.

BakerRipley - administrator $2,050,000

Minor Home Repair $3,455,100

All Hands and Hearts $30,000
American Youthworks $20,100
Attack Poverty $300,000
BakerRipley $2,040,000
Cy-Hope $75,000
Fuller Center Disaster Rebuilders $30,000
Habitat for Humanity, Fort Bend County $150,000
Habitat for Humanity, Harris County $300,000
Habitat for Humanity, Montgomery County $360,000
Tejano Center, $150,000

Community Disaster Grants $265,516
Community Disaster Grants of up to $10,000 are awarded to nonprofit organizations to provide quality programming and/or services to individuals and families affected by the recent storm through projects that assist individuals in rebuilding their lives and align with one or more of United Way’s goal areas.

Agape Development Ministries $10,000
Assistance League of the Bay Area $10,000
AVANCE - Houston $3,130
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star $10,000
Career Gear Houston $10,000
Community Family Centers $8,000
Easter Seals Houston $10,000
Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services (ECHOS) $10,000
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center $10,000
Fifth Ward Enrichment Program $10,000
FuelEd Schools $10,000
Fuller Center Disaster Disaster Rebuilders $10,000
Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council $6,820
Habitat for Humanity, Fort Bend County $5,000
Houston Habitat for Humanity, $9,991
Houston Revision, $10,000
Humble Area Assistance Ministries, $10,000
IBN Sina Foundation, $6,700
Memorial Assistance Ministries $10,000
Habitat for Humanity, Montgomery County $6,875
My Brother's Keeper Outreach Center, $10,000 
Northwest Assistance Ministries, $10,000
Presbyterian Church USA $10,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston $9,000
Target Hunger $10,000
Tejano Center for Community Concerns $10,000
The Salvation Army, Greater Houston Command $10,000
The Women's Home $10,000
University of Houston Downtown $10,000