36% of Clevelanders are living in poverty. That means only half of our third graders throughought our area can read and 23,000 adults are in need.
Last year, you and United Way provided assistance to nearly 400,000 people in our community.
This year in our city, 1 in 3 women are victims of domestic violence. 23,635 Ohio children are victims of child abuse and neglect annually.
Last year, you and United Way trained 6,504 people how to recognize and help stop abuse.
This year in our city, homelessness will impact 2,700 kids and 23,000 adults, would fill both Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse and State Theatre combined.
Last year, you and United Way gave our city 170,000 nights of shelter to those who were in need.