Growing Home has been providing essential services since it was founded. Throughout the past year, these services became more essential than ever.
In 2019, approximately 47,000 of your neighbors in Adams County were experiencing poverty. Since the outbreak of COVID-19, unemployment has increased from 3.4% to a staggering 12.6%. Unsurprisingly, a majority of Adams County residents reported that the pandemic had an impact on their income, their employment, and on their ability to pay their rent/mortgage.
For so many people in our community, this pandemic has only worsened already existing barriers to access affordable housing, healthcare, childcare, and even daily essentials such as personal hygiene items.
In fact, both daily essentials such as laundry detergent and soap are among the least accessible items along with fresh produce, affordable housing, and more.
This is where you come in.
As we work with our community to alleviate the effects of the pandemic, we use a holistic approach: one that addresses the needs of the whole individual or family. Check out the options below to see how you can make a difference.