Food and shelter emergency funds available to nonprofits, government organizations
Funds are used for direct emergency aid and are distributed through local agencies in Portage County. Any non-profit or government organization with proven ability to deliver emergency food or shelter aid to those in need is eligible to apply for EFSP funds. Qualified local emergency aid agencies may request an application by contacting United Way of Portage County by phone at 715-341-6740 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications must be received in the United Way office at 1100 Centerpoint Drive, #302, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, 54481, NO LATER THAN MONDAY, July 12, 2019, AT noon to be considered. Food, emergency shelter, rent, and utility bill aid have been provided in the past with EFSP funds through agencies such as Operation Bootstrap, the Salvation Army, Portage County Health and Human Services, CAP Services, Energy Services of Portage County, St. Vinnie’s, and Interfaith Food Pantry.
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About United Way of Portage County
United Way is working to inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow by focusing on the building blocks for a better life—education, financial stability, and health. Everyone in the community is invited to be a part of this effort. Give, advocate, and volunteer. LIVE UNITED. To learn more, visit unitedwaypoco.org.