Socially outgoing 8th grader Adam Leblanc, diagnosed with autism, is like any other teen who does not want to go to a middle school event with his parents. United Way funded programs enable Adam to participate independent of them in a variety of activities.
A car accident transformed Kenyatta DaCosta’s life at age 26 when he became a quadriplegic. Nearly 15 years later, he lives independently in his Corn Hill apartment. United Way support helps him live independently.
Through the support of United Way donations, Arya Gates is a happy toddler who attends daycare at Margaret’s House and for her parents, the United Way-supported on-campus childcare facility has been one more reason why they enjoy being part of the RIT community.