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Health

Our goal: Increase the number of healthy youth and adults

Just surviving is not the same as thriving. We believe that individual and family should have access to the essentials they need to lead stable, healthy lives. That's why we support programs and initiatives that do just that. From providing families with access to healthcare and safe, structured physical activity to supporting victims of domestic violence, we’re working to build a stronger Coastal Bend community.

How your donations help
Unless otherwise designated, donations made to United Way of the Coastal Bend go into our Community Investment Fund. Grants from this fund are distributed to local programs providing services to improve lives in the areas of educationhealth and financial stability.

Health programs supported through our Community Investment Fund include:

  • Amistad Community Health Center - Health Care
  • Boys & Girls Club of Beeville - Triple Play
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of the Coastal Bend - Triple Play
  • Cenikor Foundation - Indigent Substance Abuse Services
  • Corpus Christi Metro Ministries - Gabbard Health Services
  • Council on Drug & Alcohol Abuse - Coastal Bend - Project Toward No Drug Abuse
  • Family Counseling Service - Crime Victim Services; Child, Individual and Family Therapy Program
  • Live Oak Community Health Center - Health Care
  • Mission of Mercy - Health Care
  • OATH - Open Arms Thankful Hearts - Prescription Assistance
  • The Purple Door - Emergency Shelter and Supportive Services

 

Last year, your donations helped provide healthcare to 44,768 people in the Coastal Bend. 

 

Our strategies and results

Strategies and results for 2019-2020

Other ways we serve Coastal Bend residents:

About SingleCare Prescription Savings Card
We also partner with SingleCare–a program with a prescription savings card that helps people with the cost of medication, whether or not they have health insurance.