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Press Release: United Way Study Reveals 32 Percent of Frederick County Households Struggle to Afford Basics Like Housing and Food

Groundbreaking Maryland ALICE report uncovers challenges facing nearly a third of Frederick County residents

FREDERICK, Md. (January 9, 2017) — The ALICE® Report, released today by United Ways throughout the state of Maryland, reveals that more than a third—nearly 750,000—of Maryland households cannot afford the state’s high cost of living. The same holds true for 32 percent—over 28,500—households in Frederick County.
 

UWFC President & CEO Testifies for Reconsideration of Department of Social Services Move to North Frederick

FREDERICK, Md. (January 4, 2017) — This morning, United Way of Frederick County (UWFC) President and CEO Ken Oldham attended a Maryland Board of Public Works meeting in Annapolis, Md. Joined by Delegate Carol Krimm, D-District 3A, County Executive Jan Gardner, and Ed Hinde, Executive Director of Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership (SHIP), Mr.

Ana Filipovic Gives an Inspiring Speech to Summer Serve Participants

FREDERICK, Md. (July 21, 2017) — This Thursday, Ana FIlipovic visited Summer Serve and gave an inspiring speech to students participating in the program. Ana, who graduated from Hood College in May, is no stranger to United Way of Frederick County. She was a Community Impact Intern in 2014 and worked with Summer Serve in the summer of 2015 as a counselor.

 

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