ALICE Report Takeaways, UW Virtual Advocacy Day, COVID-19 Survey

ALICE Report Takeaways, UW Virtual Advocacy Day, COVID-19 Survey

This Week at the United Way of Southeastern Idaho

We held our latest ALICE report launch on Tuesday.

If you missed our ALICE launch event, you can find the recording of the launch here.

A couple of quick takeaways from the data:

Despite a strong economy prior to COVID-19, the percent of those below the ALICE threshold was on the rise since 2016:

ALICE below threshold compared to State


For a family of two adults with two children in childcare, they would need to have an annual household income of $60,240 to survive:

ALICE Household Survival Budget

UW Virtual Advocacy Day

Thursday morning, the United Way CEOs from our 7 organizations across Idaho engaged in United Way Virtual Advocacy Day by meeting virtually with Senator Jim Risch and Congressman Mike Simpson virtually to discuss #ALICE and the impact of COVID-19 on families in our state. We want to make sure that policies are in place that help keep Idahoans financially stable and healthy during this recovery period!

United Way Virtual Advocacy Day

COVID-19 Impacts on Families Survey

We continue to see a great response to our COVID-19 Impacts survey, with nearly 700 responses from Idahoans across the state. This survey will help identify the greatest needs in our local community and region as we move toward a recovery phase.

The survey is also available in Spanish.