UNITED WAY OF THE SOUTHERN TIER INC

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Corning, NY   |  www.uwst.org

Mission

To unite and prioritize resources to improve the quality of life for every person and every family in our community.

Ruling year info

1995

President and CEO

Mr. Stephen Hughes

Main address

300 Civic Center Plaza Suite 220

Corning, NY 14830 USA

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Formerly known as

United Way of Chemung and Steuben Counties, Inc.

EIN

16-1451041

NTEE code info

Fund Raising Organizations That Cross Categories includes Community Funds/Trusts and Federated Giving Programs) e.g. United Way (T70)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

United Way of the Southern Tier envisions a thriving community where all children have the foundation for life-long success and our collective well-being is secure.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Kids on Track

The goal of the Kids on Track initiative is to ensure all children ins Chemung and Steuben counties are reading proficiently by the end of third grade. UWST is working with community partners to address the barriers to this objective: school readiness, summer learning loss and chronic absenteeism.

Population(s) Served

Southern Tier Senior Support Network focuses on:
* Fostering independence by helping senior citizens age safely in their homes as long as they are able
* Addressing social isolation and loneliness
* Providing nutritional programs such as home-delivered meals and congregate meal sites
* Ensuring seniors have access to transportation services
* Expanding home health care services and offering assistance with the activities of daily living

Population(s) Served
Seniors
Older adults

Southern Tier Basic Needs Network focuses on:
* Ensuring the basics of food, clothing and shelter are met, including crisis housing and utility assistance
* Growing healthier communities by increasing access to healthcare and health insurance
* Increasing safety for individuals who have experienced domestic violence
* Building income stability for families and individuals through financial counseling and asset-building tools

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth
Economically disadvantaged people

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of children who have emerging literacy skills such as beginning letter recognition and phonological awareness, story comprehension, and use of writing materials.

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Infants and toddlers, Children

Related Program

Kids on Track

Type of Metric

Outcome - describing the effects on people or issues

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Number of young children, ages 0-5, in Chemung and Steuben counties enrolled in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library sponsored by United Way of the Southern Tier.

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

United Way of the Southern Tier envisions a thriving community where all children have the foundation for life-long success, and our collective well-being is secure.

United Way of the Southern Tier focuses on the needs of children, senior citizens, and individuals and families who are struggling by supporting local programs in our community.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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UNITED WAY OF THE SOUTHERN TIER INC

Board of directors
as of 4/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Martin Curran

Corning Incorporated

Term: 2021 -

Hillary Austin

Elmira City School District

Josh Bezio

HUNT Engineers, Architects & Surveyors

Mike Burns

Corning Incorporated

Katie Cervoni

Corning Incorporated

Mark Clark

Corning Incorporated, retired

Martin Curran

Corning Incorporated

Ian Harrop

Corning Incorporated

Jolie McCarthy

Socha Financial Group

Judy McIntosh

Mengel Metzger Barr & Co.

Mary Meisner

Chemung Canal Trust Company

Julie Monahan

First Heritage Federal Credit Union

Avery H. (Hal) Nelson III

Corning Incorporated

Nate Pizzini

Kennedy Valve

Dr. Bill Pochal

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, retired

Monica Ridosh

Chemung Canal Trust Company

Warren Roman

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 139

Robert Stanton

Streeter Associates, Inc.

David Walker

First Heritage Federal Credit Union

Anne Welliver-Hartsing

Build Welliver, Inc.

Frank Vassallo

First Heritage Federal Credit Union

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 02/11/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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