Tag: family resource and referral center

Get the 2-1-1

Local human-service agencies are being swamped by requests for assistance from people affected by the ongoing economic downturn, and many are people who have not had to navigate their way through the system before. This is the finding of a working group assembled by the United Way of Greater Augusta that has been tasked with […]

United Way, agencies appeal for fundraising help

Bad news – the United Way of Greater Augusta is looking at a potential 30 percent hit on its fundraising campaign for 2008-2009 due to the slumping macroeconomy. Worse news – that means possible cuts for area agencies that receive United Way funding toward their day-to-day operations.