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COVID-19 has made the homeless population increase.

In addition to food--personal items, diapers, aspirins, etc.are needed. C.U.I. is collecting gift cards and donations to help. We ask for $10.00 or more for gift card.

See bottom of Donate page for more info.

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COMMUNITY FUND RAISER YARD SALE

Postponed Until Further Notice


JAMMIN' FOR JESUS CONCERT

"JAMMIN' FOR JESUS"VIRTUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT WILL BE AIRED ON NOVEMBER 21ST--WE ARE STILL RAISING MONEY TO HELP THE HOMELESS..

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GIVING TUESDAY, NOW, AND ONE BIG DAY ON DECEMBER 1st.

Support C.U.I. with a monthly donation under PayPal tab. Other ways to help: register on Kroger’s web-site Community Rewards program and support COMMUNITY UNIFICATION INITIATIVES, INC. (Each time you use your Kroger card for food or fuel, a donation will be credited to C.U.I.)

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Health Literacy

According to Healthy People 2010, health literacy is defined as

  • The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.
  •  Health literacy is the ability to read, understand, and act upon health-related information.
National Data

93 million Americans have limited reading ability

  • 29% have basic ability
  • 14% have below basic ability
National Center for Education Statistics, 2003

Problems linked to health literacy
Decrease In:

  • Medication compliance
  • Self-care
  • Preventative Healthcare

Increase In:

  • Poor Health Status
  • Hospitalizations
  • Medical Costs
  • Emergency room visits

 

Community Unification Initiatives (CUI) is dedicated to assisting individuals to apply basic skills instruction to their lives through health related tasks. The result of this empowerment will have a positive impact on individuals, their ability to follow the map through the healthcare system, and make improvements through health literacy.

Domestic Violence

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S. Annually, this is more than 10 million women and men. Domestic violence is not gender specific, nor do race, age or financial status shield people from its devastation. Statistics reveal tha...

Health Literacy

According to Healthy People 2010, health literacy is defined as

  • The degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health...

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