Edgerton Community Outreach 2022 Year Round-up!
2022 has officially ended and what a year it was!!
Edgerton Community Outreach has been lucky enough to help so many of our community members this past year. We couldn’t have done it without you! Before we show you just how much your support has helped us help our community, take some time to learn about the Outreach’s mission, vision, and core values.
Each year the team at the Edgerton Community Outreach strives to help its community more than the previous year. Thanks to the community’s overwhelming support, Outreach was able to do just that! Take a look below on how the Edgerton Community Outreach was able to help our community in the year 2022
|Services||2022 Service Report||Jan.1-Dec. 31 2022|
|Food/Food Pantry Services||Short Description of Service||Total Helped 2022|
|Groceries||A household can use the food pantry once a month.||111,982 lbs. of food|
|Pet Food||ECO partners with Friends of Noah to offer dog and cat food to those in need.||592 pets fed|
|Senior Stock Boxes||Anyone 65+ in the Edgerton surrounding area can sign-up for stock boxes. A monthly program put on by the Hunger Relief Federation||143 boxes given out.|
|Weekend Grub Club||A food program for community students. Given to registered students, to make sure they have something to eat at home after school||1183 meals made|
|Snack Packs||A food program for elementary age students. Bags of cereal are prepared, then delivered to Edgerton Schools to make sure every child has a snack during snack time.||21,110 packs made|
|Lunch in the Park||A summer food program held at central park. Free lunch given to kids during the summer time!||3,636 meals served|
|Lodging Assistance||Hotel vouchers for homeless individuals and families, when funds are available.||2,473 nights paid|
|Rental Assistance||Assistance for rental and deposit is available for those behind, when funds are available.||15 months paid|
|Utility Assistance||utility assistance is available for those behind, when funds are available||4 families helped|
|Seasonal Program Services|
|Easter & XMAS Ham Baskets||During the Easter and Christmas holiday seasons ham baskets are available for our Food Pantry Clients. Included is everything needed to make a ham dinner.||54 baskets|
|Thanksgiving & XMAS Meals||During the Thanksgiving and Christmas season ECO staff and community volunteers prepare hot holiday meals that are delivered and served||936 meals total |
|Easter Baskets||Easter baskets are available for families in need, during the Easter holiday season.||32 baskets|
|Backpack/School Supplies||At the beginning of the school year, ECO has a school supply program. families in need can get school supplies for school age children.||131 children|
|Swimming Pool Passes||During the summer ECO will sometimes pay for the public pool passes for those in need.||5 passes|
|Christmas Gift Programs||TOTAL:|
|Giving Tree||This program is Christmas presents to those in need from 5th-12th grade.||92 children|
|Gifts-For-Kids||Gifts For Kids is a program for Christmas presents for children from birth-5th grade.||114 children|
|Adopt-a-Family||In addition to the 2 Christmas programs, this program is for people of the community. Community members, and businesses ‘adopt’ a family to buy gifts for.||14 families|
|Gas Card||Gas cards are available for those in need to get to medical or job requirements. Limited to once every three months.||78 cards|
|Car Repair||Limited financial help for those unable to fix their vehicle. case by case basis, when funds are available.||4 Families|
|Thrift Store Vouchers||This is a once a season program that can help those in dire need of clothes for the seasonal months, or basic household items. case by case basis.||31 families|
In 2022 Edgerton Community Outreach also gained 2 new members to their staff! Help us welcome the new Assistant Thrift Store Manager, Amanda, as well as the newest addition to the client service team, Trinity. We are excited to see everything you bring to the team as the new year progresses!