United Way Relief Fund Grants

The 2017 United Way Harvey Task Force approved $5,676,340 in first round investments from the United Way Relief Fund to support immediate basic needs assistance and disaster case management. The first round of grants were issued on September 13. 

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