Community Chest

Community Chest is the area of United Way of Whitley County that focuses on responding to crisis situations that happen within our county. Whether it is an individual crisis, or a community-wide crisis, there should be a place for people to go in order to find assistance.

Providing assistance to those in crisis situations in Whitley County is focused on the following areas:

  • Funding for general crisis response situations
  • Support for organizations that provide short-term funding/support for families in need

In 2017 United Way of Whitley County invested in the following crisis response related programs:

In addition, United Way of Whitley County uses Community Chest to fund SPECIAL PROJECTS within the county that have the potential to enhance the quality of life for individuals in the county, making Whitley County a stronger place to live, work, and raise a family.