2016 Assistance Statistics

2016 Assistance

  • 3,558 Crisis interviews conducted
  • 6,941 Individuals received food (equal to 131,879 meals)
  • 4,059 Individuals received clothing
  •   613 Families received heating/utilities assistance
  •   183 Families received rent/mortgage assistance
  •     61 Individuals received crisis prescription assistance
  •    529 Children received school supplies

Expenditures

  • Direct Aid - 75%
  • Administrative - 14%
  • Fundraising - 11%

 ANNUAL INCOME

  • Individuals - 16%
  • Congregations 15%
  • Businesses & Civic Groups - 4%
  • Estates, Memorials - 36%
  • Grants & Grant Funded Programs - 10%
  • Fundraising - 16%

Statistics

IAM clients represent a cross-section of our community: 73% white; 13% black; 9% Hispanic, and 5% other races

  • They are poor. Almost all (82%) report income below the Federal Poverty Level.
  • They are barely surviving. 28% are employed in low paying jobs (14% fulltime; 14% part-time). 43% are unemployed; 22% are disabled.
  • They are hungry. We provide groceries to over 71% of our clients.
  • They are uninsured. Over 51% do not have medical insurance.
  • They are small families. A good number of our clients are single mothers with 2 or 3 children.
  • They are young. Over 70% of our clients are under 50 years of age.
  • They are educated. 62% of those we serve have a high school diploma, GED or education beyond high school.