Enhances lives, one child at a time by reinforcing reading skills, math readiness, written language and development of appropriate social skills, with the primary objective of assisting children to be successful upon returning to school after the summer break.
Helps children and youth reach their fullest potential through professionally supported mentoring relationships and a broad range of services with quality standards and measurable impact.
Prepares young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout oath and law.
Legacy Institute on the Environment (LIFE) recruits, educates and inspires Leaders who serve as environmental stewards by designing and implementing environmental stewardship projects at CBEC.
Funds this year will go towards the installation of wheel-chair lift equipment in a much needed new passenger van. The van will be equipped with a rear wheelchair entry which allows for better ground clearance and the ability to park in any parking space without impeding traffic.
The Compass Regional Hospice team offers individuals, families and the community "Care on your terms" through comprehensive, professional and compassionate end-of-life care and grief support for the residents of Queen Anne’s, Kent and Caroline counties. In Queen Anne’s County, the hospice team offers home care, as well as residential or general inpatient care at its soon-to-be 10-bed facility in Centreville. (QAC United Way funding goes toward room and board costs.)
Camp Fairlee provides residential camping experiences that excite, challenge, and build the skills of people with disabilities; and provides their caregivers with a respite from the responsibilities of continuous care.
Provides positive experiences in the outdoors: having fun, appreciating the wonders of nature, learning the value of history, and experiencing the diversity of individuals.
Provides affordable, easily accessible mental health services for individuals, families, and groups in our Mid-Shore communities. Funds this year will be used to provide mental health care for the uninsured and underinsured.
To help promising low income children eliminate the summer slide in learning and realize their potential. Funding will be used to send underprivileged children in grades K through 3 to summer camp in 2016.
KIFA's goal is to enhance our cultural and artistic climate through the participation in and promotion of visual arts, and through educational programs and public exhibits. The project receiving funds from the United Way of QAC this year is their Youth Summer Camps.
Ensures that all school-age children in Queen Anne's County have access to high quality, affordable and educational after school opportunities.
Serves those who can benefit and prosper from the talismanic healing nature of horses with the guidance of professional therapists and instructors in a peaceful farm setting. This year's funding will go towards the "Support the Cause by Volunteering" campaign which encourages QAC residents ages 14 and over to help in the safe delivery of TTR services.
They provide year-round customized educational programs focused on the individual learner and an array of therapies for children with developmental and neurological disorders.
Enriches the lives of people with developmental disabilities by maximizing their opportunities to live in the community independently and productively.