Community Investment

2017- 2018 Community Investments




Agency Program  
American Association of University Women Science Fair Mentoring Project $4,500
Apple Lane Child Care Basic Sliding Fee Scholarship Program $15,000
Cedar Branch Social/Life Skills $10,000
Girl Scouts of MN & WI River Valleys Girl Scouts ConnectZ $25,000
Hormel Historic Home All Access Community Explorations $10,000
Hormel Historic Home Circle of Friends Day Camp $9,000
Hormel Historic Home Camp Just for Me $4,000
Mower Council for the Handicapped Peer Activity Group $2,700
Mower County Public Health Healthy Families America $32,000
Parenting Resource Center, Inc. Partnering with Parents $24,700
Parenting Resource Center, Inc. Specialty Library $10,000
The Arc Mower County Our Place Recreation Center $30,000
Twin Valley Council #283, Boy Scouts of America Outreach Program $8,000
Twin Valley Council #283, Boy Scouts of America Exploring $1,000


Agency Program  
Cedar Branch Thrift Store $10,000
Cedar Branch Work Program $10,000
Cedar Valley Services Community & Supported Employment $15,000
Cedar Valley Services Competitive Placement $15,000
Independent Management Services Financial Coaching $10,000
Parenting Resource Center, Inc. Catherwood Home Child Care Scholarship Program $11,856
Welcome Center Social Services $50,000
Workforce Development, Inc.  “Workplace Success” Program $30,000



Agency Program  
Adams Area Ambulance Service Ambulance Transportation $10,000
Apple Lane Community Child Care Center Nutritional Eating for Healthy Children $2,500
Cedar Branch Therapy Services $22,000
Children’s Dental Health Services Preventative Dental Program $45,000
Crime Victims Resource Center Victim Services $25,000
Gerard Community Mental Health $10,000
Independent Management Services Children’s Therapy Services $10,000
Independent Management Services Client Services Charity $40,000
Mower Council for the Handicapped Medical Equipment Lending $5,000
Mower County Seniors, Inc. Senior Center Programming $3,600
Mower County Seniors, Inc. Senior Volunteer Transportation $3,600
The Arc Mower County Special Olympics $10,000
YMCA of Austin, MN After School Program $25,000
YMCA of Austin, MN Financial Assistance $7,500
YMCA of Austin, MN Youth Membership Program $25,000


Basic Needs

Agency Program  
American Red Cross Disaster Services $5,000
Apple Lane Community Child Care Center Hot Lunch Program $10,000
Crime Victims Resource Center Children’s Sexual Abuse Prevention Program $5,000
Habitat For Humanity-Freeborn/Mower A Brush With Kindness $10,000
Habitat For Humanity-Freeborn/Mower Home Build Program $25,000
Mower Council for Handicapped Advocacy/ Food Support $57,400
Mower County Seniors, Inc. Mower County Advocacy Program $35,000
Mower County Seniors, Inc. Senior CHORE $8,000
Parenting Resource Center Crisis Nursery $20,000
Parenting Resource Center Parents in Poverty & Transition $25,000
Semcac Housing Payment Assistance $20,000
Semcac Senior Nutrition Program $10,000
Southern MN Regional Legal Services Government Benefits $20,000
The Arc Mower County Advocacy & Family Services $12,000
The Salvation Army Backpack Program $15,000
The Salvation Army Community Meals $25,000
The Salvation Army Emergency Lodging $10,000
The Salvation Army Rent/Utility Assistance $40,000


 The United Way of Mower County is sponsoring 55 Programs in Mower County during the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year.