2017 Assistance

  • 3,446 Crisis interviews conducted
  • 6,583 Individuals received food (equal to 131,879 meals)
  • 3,901 Individuals received clothing
  • 637 Families received heating/utilities assistance
  • 166 Families received rent/mortgage assistance
  • 37 Individuals received crisis prescription assistance
  • 503 Children received school supplies

Expenditures

  • Direct Aid - 74%
  • Administrative - 7%
  • Fundraising - 9%

Annual Income

  • Individuals - 29%
  • Congregations - 21%
  • Businesses & Civic Groups - 11%
  • Estates, Memorials - 6%
  • Grants & Grant Funded Programs - 11%
  • Fundraising - 21%

Statistics

IAM clients represent a cross-section of our community: 77% white; 13% black; 8% Hispanic, and 2% other races

  • They are poor.  Almost all (78%) report income below the Federal Poverty Level.
  • They are barely surviving.  30% are employed in low paying jobs (14% fulltime; 14% part-time). 41% are unemployed; 23% are disabled.
  • They are hungry. We provide groceries to over 70% of our clients.
  • They are uninsured. Over 36% 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 67% 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.