Groups have requested more than $500,000 from the Tri-County COVID-19 Response Fund. Unfortunately, the fund is unable to meet all of these requests. The shortfall equals around 4,500 families who could be helped if all requests were fulfilled.
In the past month, Trident United Way has funded 16 agencies in four phases totaling $246,000. These funds are helping more than 4,300 families with food, housing, utility assistance and basic needs.
Donations are making a huge difference to Trident United Way's partners. Lowcountry Hope Center executive director Bill Storey says Trident United Way has made a huge impact for the center, which operates a daily food bank where families pick up food twice a month.
Tri-County UNITED for COVID-19 Response Day is part of a worldwide charitable giving day. Click here to donate to the fund.