The United Way of Bucks County team is excited to welcome 4 new member agencies to our roster. Our member agencies provide human services that help people right here in Bucks County. We now have 64 501(c3) nonprofit member agencies. All organizations have been fully vetted by United Way staff, Board, and volunteers. See the full list by clicking here.
United Way members enjoy many benefits including access to resources, enhanced credibility, publicity and awareness, networking, and other special opportunities. You can learn more about becoming a United Way Member Agency by clicking here.
The Bucks County nonprofits joining our team include Along the Way, Jewish Relief Agency, Salvation Army, Upper Bucks, and The Mitzvah Circle.
About our new members:
Along the Way provides community, acceptance, and hope to women along life’s journey. They do this primarily through child care support and programming aimed at increasing economic self-sufficiency among single mother families. They have provided over 8,000 hours of childcare.
Jewish Relief Agency serves diverse, low-income individuals across Greater Philadelphia by relieving hunger, improving lives, and strengthening the community. In Bucks County they deliver boxes of food monthly to the homes of those in need, as well as provide essentials like toiletries. They provide take home food bags to children receiving free and reduced meals. They serve about 7,000 people annually in the greater Philadelphia area and 1,000 of these live in Bucks County.
Mitzvah Circle Foundation provides material support to individuals and families dealing with crisis, poverty, homelessness, and serious illness by providing over 100 products including clothing, diapers, new strollers, care seats, toiletries, household items and other necessities. Since the beginning of 2020, Mitzvah Circle has delivered lifesaving supplies directly to the doors of 810 individuals in Bucks County and through their distribution partners they have reached an additional 2,000 Bucks County residents.
Salvation Army Upper Bucks Unit renders assistance to families in need and raises funds to support service in the local community, which includes both Central and Upper Bucks County. Assistance is provided for food, rent, utilities, and other essential needs. In fiscal year 2019-2020, they served over 2,000 individuals in Central and Upper Bucks County areas.