Basic Organization Information
United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.
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P Human Services
P99 Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C.
S Community Improvement, Capacity Building
S12 Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
T Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking
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To increase the organized capacity of people to care for one another and to improve their community.
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Mr. John A. Langloh
Drew Langloh has dedicated his career to the mission of United Way. He joined United Way of Central Alabama as President in 2008. He’s no newcomer to our community. From 1991-1999 he was the VP Resource Development for United Way of Central Alabama. He left Birmingham for Baltimore in 1999 to become the Senior Vice President, Resource Development of United Way of Central Maryland and in 2004 became President and Chief Professional Officer, United Way of Delaware.
Since returning to Central Alabama, Langloh has a new vision -- to elevate United Way of Central Alabama to a top model for making lasting changes to complex problems. Langloh feels today’s problems have become so complex and deep rooted that a different approach is needed. Communities across the country have had success when agencies, government, corporations, foundations, academia and other groups work together in a focused way for an issue.He is a member of The Kiwanis Club of Birmingham; Leadership Birmingham (1998); Leadership Alabama (2009); Children’s Hospital’s Committee For the Future (2009); and Junior League Advisory Board. A native of Arlington, Virginia, Langloh earned a bacehlor’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a master of business administration from Samford University.
Board of Directors
Highest Paid Employees & Their Compensation
211, Success by Six
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In addition to providing funding to United Way agencies, UWCA administers programs and services to assist with needs that may not be covered by agencies in our service area. Some examples of these programs and services are: 2-1-1- An Information and Referral (I&R) service for area residents who need assistance. This program may also be used as an Employee Assistance Plan by businesses that are unable to implement an EAP of their own;
Success by Six, a program that fosters early childhood development, especially for at-risk children and their families, as a key to providing these children with a successful future; Assets for Independence Promotes financial stability for low-income families and individuals enablingthem to save for a home, small business or to further their education Disaster Recovery United Way coordinates with disaster assistance organizaations to develop long term recovery strategies for victims of emergency and disaster HIV/AIDS In collaboration with the Alabama Department of Public Health, United Way coordinated health and support services for people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS across the state.
Program Long-Term Success:
Successfully raised over $34.8 million dollars to invest in programs a five county area.
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Impact Summary from the Nonprofit
2011 presented two major challenges for Central Alabama residents. A lagging economy and the worst tornado outbreak to hit Alabama in decades. UWCA had a dual role of creating more opportunities for a better life of all in our five county area and assist the thousands of tornado survivors on the road to recovery.
Below are just some of the accomplishments made in a very challenging year.
Through the Community Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW)Grant succeeded in the passage of Smoke Free Policies in three Jefferson County municipalities
Collaborated with a local food bank to distribute 355,586 pounds of fresh fruits and veetables to small food pantiries that serve over 75,000
Expanded the reach of Success By 6 programs to 100 childcare centers with nutrition and physical activity assessments
Completed the installation of 40 playgrounds at childcare centers with the help of volunteers
Reached the $9 million mark in homes purchased by 678 investors in the Individual Development Account Program
Filed over 1537 tax returns for individuals and families for refunds totaling over $1.4 million
Coordinated the Central Alabama Long Term Recovery Committee providing over $1.2 million in assistance to 366 families following the April 27 tornadoes
The 2-1-1 Information & Referral Center received over 39,000 calls from individuals looking for health and human service referrels
Hands On Birmingham (United Way's volunteer program) mobilized more than 1,147 volunteers following the April 27 tornado outbreak
2012 Annual Fundraising Campaign
Robert B, Aland, President Birmingham Region, National Bank of Commerce, served as the campaign chairman.
The Annual Campaign yielded $37,285124. UWCA also celebrated the Tocqueville's Society 25th Anniversary with 105 new members.
Engaged 640 volunteers on its Visiting Allocation Teams
Received an unqualified opinion on the consolodated financial statements
Expanded Epledging to more companies participating in the campaign