United Way of the Greater Capital Region
has committed $626,738 in grants to 26 programs
and services in Saratoga County aimed
at helping individuals and families meet their
basic needs for food, shelter, and safety, and
improve their education, income, and health.
“We’re able to make these investments
thanks to the generous support of our community,”
said United Way of the Greater Capital
Region President and CEO Brian T. Hassett.
“The result will be more children prepared
to succeed in school, more families becoming
financially secure, more seniors living independently,
more hungry people fed and countless
others gaining opportunities for success.”
United Way invests financial resources from
its Community Care Fund, which is made up
of unrestricted donor contributions, through
grant processes designed to impact the areas
of basic needs, education, income and health.
Funding commitments are made to health
and human service agencies working to improve
community conditions for the low income
and vulnerable in Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga,
Schenectady, and Schoharie counties.
“The need is great and Saratoga County
nonprofits provide much-needed services
throughout the community. We are proud to
support programs which enhance the quality of
life for those struggling in the Capital Region”
said Dan Sauer, United Way of the Greater Capital
Region board chairman. “The gap between
the need and what United Way is able to fund
motivates us to share our message that every
donation counts and that it is going to take all
of us working together to make a difference.”
Funded agencies work with United Way to
advance the long-term health of the region.
For a complete list of the grant recipients,