It can be the name of a movie or a brand name of home accessories. There is even an exercise called Mind the Gap (“how to have sexy thighs!”). I first heard the phrase Mind the Gap on the London Underground. It is a warning to passengers of the risk of stepping into the gap between the train and the platform. The United Way Abilene campaign slogan for 2021 is Mind the Gap and we have provided relief to thousands of families with a safety net during the pandemic of 2020.
- $115,000 to the food bank and local food pantries
- $80,000 and climbing for rent/utility bill payments for employed or displaced workers
- $210,000 in day camps for children of essential workers from March until the end of May. Sixty-three percent of the children in day camps had parents who worked in healthcare
- $60,000 to partner agencies to meet payroll and fund supplies needed for their programs