United Way Crisis and Disaster

Crisis and Disaster Response

122,000 Lehigh Valley households face financial instability. 44% of all households struggle to afford basic essentials.

Natural disasters, job loss, loss of a loved one, illness, accidents, disabilities, family problems, victimization and the problems of growing up and growing old know no boundaries. People from all backgrounds benefit from services provided by United Way partner agencies. 

United Way invests in disaster response and relief services, emergency housing such as shelters, and violence and crisis intervention support.

“I lost my job. I didn’t have child care and I didn’t have any income. PA 211 and New Bethany helped me get
back on my feet.”

Bethlehem Resident

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