LIVE UNITED Response Fund

Thanks to the community's generous support, to date we have provided $63,664 in LIVE UNITED Response Fund grants to the following nonprofit partners:

Diakonia Emergency Shelter:To support the increased needs related to operating the emergency shelter during the pandemic, including food and utility costs.

Salisbury Urban Ministries - Lazarus Food Pantry: Providing additional food to individuals and families struggling with food insecurity during the pandemic.

Habitat for Humanity Wicomico Count- Community Building:  Supporting the completion of a building project that will provide the opportunity for home-ownership to a local family

Worcester County GOLD - Emergency Financial Assistance:  Funding emergency financial needs including rent, utilities, and prescriptions for residents of Worcester County.

Catholic Charities-Seton Center - Basic Needs/Food/Case Management:  Providing for essential needs including food, rent and utility assistance to families and individuals in need.

Salvation Army-Cambridge - House of Hope Shelter:  To support the costs of operating the emergency homeless shelter as it faces increased demand.

Delmarva Community Services -
Community Action Center Food Pantry:  Providing additional food, and PPE for food distribution, to those in need including pick-up services at the Food Pantry and home delivery to seniors.
Senior Rural Food Distribution: Providing assistance in the home delivery of Dorchester County seniors who reside in the remote areas of the county. 

Recovery Resource Center - Community Center:  Providing staffing support to ensure that those struggling with addiction have access to 24-hour assistance.

Salvation Army Salisbury - Social Services, Food Bank:  To help with the purchase of food and PPE to meet increased demand for emergency food for families and seniors.

For All Seasons 
Dorchester School based Tele-Mental Health:  To provide technology for mental health counseling through tele-health for Dorchester County students during school closures.
Uninsured & Under-Insured Patient Assitance: To support the cost of mental health appointments for those lacking sufficient insurance 

MAC, Inc. - Senior Care:  To support direct care, including prescriptions, groceries, and hygiene supplies to seniors in the Senior Care program as they shelter at home.

Dove Pointe - Technological Case Management Assistance:  To purchase the technology needed for case managers to continue to care for those with disabilities.

Epoch Dream Center - Food Assistances for Families:  To provide food through delivery and on-site pick-up to local families facing food insecurity.

YMCA of the Chesapeake -
Dorchester Shelter of Care:  Supporting the purchase of supplies and materials needed to offer childcare for the children of first responders.
Summer at the Y: Creating partial scholarships for summer day camp at the Robbins Family YMCA for children whose parents are required to report to work during Phase 2 of the recovery

Atlantic General Hospita- Vivifyhealth Software:  To fund the purchase of a software package that will track COVID-19 symptoms to protect hospital personnel and patients.

It Takes A Village - Faces of Somerset After-School/Summer Program:  To create weekly educational and enrichment packets.

Worcester County Development Center - Staffing Needs:  To support needs of residential homes for those with disabilities while day programs are canceled. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore - Basic Needs:  To provide basic needs such as food and cleaning supplies to families of mentees, and for technology to support offsite case-management 

One Year to EmpowermentSummer Activites:  To purchase supplies to safely implement youth programming this summer and transition to outdoor activities 

Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay - To support the purchase of PPE and cleaning supplies to safely reopen the Salisbury office and Camp Sandy Pines in Fruitland