Stories tagged with: Audrey Foster

February 21, 2014 - 6:15pm
20 weeks 8 hours ago

 

The United Way's 2-1-1 Information Call Center received surprising results in their monthly report for January.

The free service received more than 1,000 calls last month from parts of Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties. Call Center Manager, Audrey Foster says she saw a spike in the number of people requesting food services.

" 41 percent of our calls were for food needs and personal items meaning that really has gone up a lot. When I first started the call...

October 8, 2013 - 6:21pm
39 weeks 3 days ago

The United Way's 211 Call Center is a free number people in need can call to receive help from the non profit organization.

The report for the month of September is in and shows that most calls were regarding food, meals and personal items.

"Well September was a good month, I mean some months you see they kind of go up and down, depending on what is going on and you will see in like July and August that was a lot of school supplies and that kind of thing,” said Call...

April 8, 2013 - 10:47am
1 year 13 weeks ago

The 211 call center searches for a person to help respond to the community's needs.

The center recently decided to take a full-time position and split it into two part-time positions. They're currently looking for a person to fill one of these positions. The change gives the center more flexibility.

"Being a small call center it gets really challenging if somebody is sick or somebody wants vacation," said Call Center Manager Audrey Foster. "It's really challenging...

February 8, 2012 - 6:22pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

The Southeast Ohio 2-1-1 call center has seen an increase in phone calls over the last month.

January saw over 400 more calls from the previous month from Muskingum county alone.

Call center manager Audrey Foster said a third of the total number of calls were for financial counseling and tax preparation.

"One of the things I'd like to stress for the tax calls is that they call just during office hours between 8 o'clock in the morning and 4:30 p.m.," said Foster....

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