PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Modest Needs Foundation and United Way as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Modest Needs Foundation
United Way

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Overview

Total reviews
88
9
Company responses
0
0
Issues resolved
6
0

Modest Needs Foundation was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on May 26, 2010 and since then this brand received 88 reviews. It is 79 reviews more than United Way received since Jan 7, 2012.

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Consumer Ratings

Rank
29 out of 298 in Non Profit Organizations category
49 out of 298 in Non Profit Organizations category
Customer service
26 in category
34 in category
Staff
27 in category
38 in category
Website
25 in category
33 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Modest Needs Foundation ranks 20 points higher in the Non Profit Organizations category than United Way. People gave Modest Needs Foundation 1.6 stars for Customer service criterion in Non Profit Organizations category and it is 40 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, United Way was rated 1 stars for Customer service criterion in this category and it is 32 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Staff criterion, than we see that Modest Needs Foundation has a higher rating than United Way. Regarding Website criterion, consumers gave Modest Needs Foundation 2.3 stars and it is 62% greater than other in category. United Way however was rated 1.7 stars and it is 48% worse than other in category.

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Rating Details

Customer service
1.6 (48 reviews)
1 (6 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I had been unemployed after 5 years of service and lost the appeal for unemployment benefits. This lasted all summer and recently returned to fulltime employment 9/2019. All I asked for was $800 of help with back rent and I could cover the rest but, no help for me...

Brittany S

I was given the United Way number and received the most remarkable response when I was speaking with the customer service rep when I was asking what type of services they render. She seemed angry so I asked her why was she angry and I quote she told me "You are coming at me. " I was shocked because...

Tammie W
Staff
1.8 (41 reviews)
1 (6 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...Their “ donors “ are basically trying to help us vets but the staff of modest needs must keep the funds when they don’t get paid to the approved for funding vet. ..

Zephan

From the United Way website:"United Way THRIVE, a collaborative launched and led by United Way of Greater Houston, leverages more than 20 nonprofit partners and partnerships with employers, community colleges, financial institutions and city and state agencies, to provide families with the best and...

Allison C
Website
2.3 (39 reviews)
1.7 (3 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

I am homeless in the Phoenix area and when I attempted to registger for their homeless/housing grant services on my phone, was unable to- their website would glitch and kick me off in the middle of applying. Called their technical support number and left a message. Got a call back that said their...

Lasalle

I have faced widespread discrimination in all years as an adult, and United Way's response has always been head patting and referrals to more head patters. If you're looking for an angel on your shoulder, you'll get a hulling, lurking, giant of a corporate barbie doll with a nice car for "checking...

Aanvi

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Thought of a helping hand
  • I never talked to anybody yet
  • Thought of a caring
No votes
Cons
  • Promised help that has not come
  • Did not respond when i tried to contact them
  • Requirements changed
  • Rude and unprofessional service
  • Responders

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
5

i recently got usedby a slumloard that rented me a apartment with no running water no plumming it rains in the walls it...

No votes

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Tried to get assistance as a disabled veteran with rent. I put in my disability as income, made to little. Put my wife's...

1

United Way in Atlanta SUCKS. They refer agencies that DO NOT HELP. With very high call volumes, these agencies will...

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

Their application process questions are tricky. I am self employed, NOT part time or full time employed. There is a big...

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1

From the United Way website:
"United Way THRIVE, a collaborative launched and led by United Way of Greater Houston, lever...

Read all 9 reviews

Modest Needs Foundation and United Way Products and Services

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