The United Way of Amarillo & Canyon's Community Status Report—The report presents demographic, income, health, education and vulnerable population data for the Amarillo & Canyon community and is a tool for all citizens, non-profit agencies, government and business to use in strategic planning and social service investments in the year ahead. The research and data from the report helps guide the United Way’s Community Impact Councils comprised of volunteers seeking the best investments to improve the most pressing issues facing our citizens in education, health, and financial stability.
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Factoring in the numbers from the Community Status Report with the population, here are a few estimated numbers. There will be more to come!
Number of Children living in poverty, Potter County: 10,083
Number of Children living in poverty, Randall County: 3,418
Potter County number of child abuse and neglect victims: 2,421
Randall County number of child abuse and neglect victims: 1,596
Potter County number incidences of family violence: 2,984
Randall County number incidences of family violence: 158
We at United Way of Amarillo & Canyon are dedicated to ensuring the education, health and income stability to all of its residents. However we cannot do it alone. We need partners along the way to pick up their swords and participate in this fight. From this Community Status Report we have the information needed to see what the actual problems are and from there can take action. Together we can make a difference.