Breaking the cycle of poverty by partnering with families and communities to provide the
disadvantaged the support and tools they need to become self-sufficient.
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Helping people. Changing lives.
worked toward becoming self-sufficient through the Total Family development program!
have safer and healthier homes.
were impacted by our COVID-19 relief programs through direct services and partnerships.direct services.
were able to participate in summer activities and after school!
of fresh produce grown & donated to low-income families and local food pantries.
living in Hospice care and assisted living received gifts through our Santa for Seniors project.
received a free bicycle and helmet through Operation: Kids Ready to Roll.
received limited financial assistance for emergency expenses.
WAMY's housing program works with low-income families to make their homes safer and more energy efficient. We have programs that can provide minor repairs and rehabilitation to homes owned by low-income in Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey Counties.
Last year, WAMY served 274 children in our Youth Development Program. This provided childcare for the parents as well as a fun educational experience for the children. The kids enjoyed all the benefits of a safe and enriching environment, while parents receive peace of mind knowing their child is being cared for throughout the day.
W.A.M.Y. has a free community garden full of freshly grown produce at our office in Avery County. Close by is W.A.M.Y.'s Little Free Food Pantry offering non-perishable food to anyone in need. Our Food and Nutrition programs are volunteer-based initiatives that continue to grow.
WAMY’S Total Family Development program helps families increase their income by assisting them with educational or employment goals. the program can provide assistance with transportation and fuel expenses childcare expenses, phone and utility expenses, and career readiness.