The United Way of Centre County raised more than sixty seven thousand dollars over their yearly campaign goal last year.
Jeannie Shuey was born with excessive anxiety disorder and depression.
She comes to Strawberry Fields, the non-profit human service agency in State College, twice a week to get support.
“We come here and talk with other people about their disabilities,” Jeannie Shuey, “Peer” at Strawberry Fields “They have a topic on different things, like depression, anxiety, and how to cope with your mental problems.”
Jeannie’s “Peer” or mentor, at Strawberry Fields, Sherry Skelton says she’s worked with Jeannie to help ease her anxiety by talking, and keeping her hands busy.
“When I first met Jeannie, she was a lot more anxious then she is now, she’s getting out more,” Sherry Skelton, Certified Peer Specialist at Strawberry Fields said.
The money will be sent to those groups in July.