Priority Issue - Education
United Way is focusing on:
- Supporting children in the early years
- Helping at-risk youth develop & achieve their potential
Why is it important?
We all win when our children succeed in school,
graduate, find work and become productive
adults. When our children don’t have the skills
and support they need to be successful, they
are more likely to drop out of school, be unable
to keep a good, steady job, and may turn to
substance abuse or crime. Everyone in and
around the community pays a hefty price as a
What are we doing about it?
United Way is working to ensure children are ready for kindergarten and stay on track to succeed through high school.
Your gift will fund:
- Early childhood programs that will help children enter school ready to learn
- Supportive programs for at-risk youth to help them succeed