How effective are our funded programs?

  • According to a 2014 study conducted by MENTOR – At-risk youth who had a mentor were more likely to:130% to hold leadership positions.81% to participate in sports/extracurricular activities.78% to volunteer in the community.55% to enroll in college.

 

  • Area kindergarten teachers and school administrators say that students from KinderCasa preschool are more proficient with English and kindergarten readiness skills than students that come from other programs that serve the same population, or that don’t attend any preschool at all.

 

  • You may know a couple of people who have been diagnosed with cancer, but did you know that from 2010-2014 an average of 317 new invasive cancer cases occurred each year among Huron County residents.
  • 76 Huron County residents accessed the Patient Services program through Cancer Services in 2016.

 

  • Over 2,000 Ohioans are on the wait list to receive a kidney transplant.
  • The avg. cost of dialysis treatment for one individual is $90,000/year.
  • The avg. cost of a kidney transplant is $334,000, including $19,800 for anti-rejection medications.
  • 95% of patients surveyed said they are better able to manage their disease after receiving assistance through the Kidney Foundation of Ohio’s Direct Assistance Program.

 

  • On average, 40-45 women and children enter the Miriam House each year

 

  • About 1 in 9 residents age 60+ will report being a victim of elder abuse with another 5 going unreported.

 

  • Meals on Wheels served 60,074 meals to seniors within the county in 2016.

 

  • 889 residents have been served through Wakeman Caring Community’s Community Outreach.

 

  • CACEHR ‘s Norwalk Homeless Shelter sheltered 30 Huron county residents in 2016