Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore
Helps children and youth reach their fullest potential through evidence-based mentoring relationships and a broad range of services with quality standards and measurable impact. Funds support enrolled youth facing adversity living in QAC who receive consistent case management, regular progress evaluations, and free activities and resources from professionally trained staff.
Boys Scouts of America, Delmarva Council
Prepares young people to make ethical choices over their lifetime by instilling in them the values of the Scout oath and law. The United Way of QAC Allocation will go to Scout Camp Scholarships and registration assistance.
Assists people with developmental and intellectual disabilities to pursue community membership through employment, community living, natural supports, and developing meaningful relationships in their community. Chesterwye Center will reopen with a range of exciting new programs designed to re-engage the disability community.
Community Mediation Upper Shore
Builds and provides community based conflict resolution and peace building services at no cost. Allocations will support the QAC Public School Peace Team which offers on site mediation for middle school students. Approximately 1,000 students are involved.
Compass, a regional Hospice team, offers comprehensive, professional and compassionate care and support to patients, caregivers and families who have a life limiting diagnosis or loss. The Hospice Center is a ten-bed residential unit for patients who cannot stay home with hospice services. United Way Funding goes toward room and board costs for unfunded hospice and grief support services.
Easterseals Camp Fairlee
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.
Giving the Edge
Supports the Win the Day Positive Behavior Contest, promoting positive behavior in high school students in Queen Anne’s County.
For All Seasons, Inc.
Provides therapy, advocacy, education, and psychiatric care in a safe environment that nurtures wellness. This year’s funds support For All Seasons’ clinical team’s consultation and coordination time to provide the highest quality community-based behavioral health care to Queen Anne’s County families.
Grasonville Community Center
Supports the Community Center food pantry program for local residents.
Haven Ministries, Inc.
Provides help to the poor through shelter, clothing, food, and support. They continue to operate a homeless shelter, emergency food pantries, resource center, street outreach, art program, warehouse, and thrift store. Funding from the United Way of QAC is specifically for the Food Pantries.
Kent Island Federation of Arts, Inc.
Provides visual and performing arts opportunities to county residents and neighbors through education, classes, gallery shows, summer camps and other forms of outreach. Allocations from the United Way of QAC will support Summer Youth Camp, 12 disabled students to attend free programs
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
MSCFV’s Domestic Violence Program provides victims the opportunity to develop the skills, resources, confidence, and connections necessary for personal success. Self Sufficiency model provides a pathway to empowerment and includes hotline, shelter, counseling, mental health, and legal services.
Partnering for Youth
United Way funds help support the After School Program which extends the day for children.
Queen Anne’s Advocate for Youth
United Way funds help support the Safety Net Committee, School Climate Presentation for middle School Students at four QAC schools. Their goal is to promote a safe, healthy, and stable environment for all QA County’s children and families through public and private interagency collaboration.
Queen Anne’s Chorale
Enhances the artistic lives of Bay Area residents through a variety of quality choral music. We welcome adult and youth singers in our community chorus and provide skills development in an atmosphere of camaraderie. United Way of QAC funds will be used to support performing spring and fall Chorale concerts.
United Way funds help support the repairs of home, etc. for local poor families and senior. .