Thank you for your support last year. Best wishes for a safe and happy 2022!

Our Impact in 2021

Saline Area Social Service is a community-funded organization that provides food, household essentials, programs that improve quality of life, and emergency aid for those in need in the Saline community. SASS served a total of 445 clients in 2021, with an average of 300 people receiving aid each week.

  • Provided enough food for 15 meals per week for each person served
  • Distributed food 4,455 times (equivalent of 120,825 meals)
  • Delivered over 30,000 meals to homebound seniors and families
  • Helped pay for more than 1,000 prescriptions
  • Provided backpacks, school supplies, and new shoes for 161 students
  • Provided boots and snow pants for 83 children
  • Helped 9 families avoid utility shutoff and 4 families avoid eviction
  • Helped secure temporary housing for 2 homeless families
  • Provided emergency vehicle repair for 4 households
  • Provided gas cards to help 6 individuals and families to get to work and medial appointments
  • Delivered flashlights, lanterns, and water to 47 seniors during a multi-day power outage
  • Provided over 215 referrals to other community organizations for additional assistance and services
  • Sponsored 35 students in after school enrichment activities
  • Funded ongoing professional mental health aid to at-risk high school students

Our Goals in 2022

  • Continue to serve those who reach out to SASS in their times of need.
  • Expand our impact in the community.
  • Strengthen and maintain our community partnerships.