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:
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:
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!
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.