United Ways across North Carolina want to better understand impacts of COVID-19 on you and your family. Completing this 10-minute survey will help us figure out how to best support you with immediate needs and long-term recovery.
The online survey will remain open through August 21 and is available in English and Spanish. Preliminary results from the survey will be released in September.
Baufort County United Way would like to give a voice to those individuals and families experiencing hardships, some for the first time ever, due to the impact of COVID-19.This survey represents an opportunity to better understand the impact COVID19 has had across the state, community by community and will inform United Ways, state and community leaders on how best to fund solutions and tailor services specific to needs emerging from the pandemic,
Before the pandemic hit, many North Carolina households were led by workers unable to earn enough to cover basic expenses and save for an unexpected crisis or job loss. For many, the economic crisis has stripped available assets and abruptly repositioned families into unfamiliar financial positions. The survey seeks information on a wide range of topics, including the most pressing concerns, job changes, schooling and childcare challenges and economic changes North Carolina families are navigating.
On a daily basis, United Ways throughout North Carolina work hard to serve those suffering from loss of basic needs and sense of security due to workforce interruptions. As United Ways respond to immediate needs, we are thinking ahead to the next phase of recovery and what will be needed most to help get families back on track.
Your answers are confidential, and no information that could identify you will be shared.
When you feel the most helpless, that’s when you have the most power to help others. Donate to the UWHELPSNC COVID-19 Fund today. This United Way statewide fund will be distributed to the Beaufort County United Way and will increase our capacity to meet basic needs of food, shelter, rent & utility payment assistance, and health & medical access. When you click on the link above, be sure to indicate Beaufort County in the drop down.
If you need help or resources during this pandemic or anytime 24/7, NC211 can provide you with the help you need. These needs include help with rent payments, utilities, and food pantries. Go to NC211.org on the web or dial 211. As of May 10, 2020 NC211 has handled more than 95,000 calls concerning resources for COVID-19.
For up-to-date information on COVID-19, sign up for the 898-211 text platform, (TEXT COVIDNC to 898211 to participate)
The funds raised through the Beaufort County Emergency Fund will be distributed to Beaufort County United Way Community Partners that are serving families or individuals suffering emergency needs such as food, clothing, rental & utility payment assistance and health & medical access as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The agency must agree to keep complete and accurate accounting records of fund disbursals. Detailed and accurate reports will be provided to BCUW every three months from date of fund disbursal.
Funding provided by Truist Foundation and local contributors.