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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success. Studies show tutoring is one of the most reliable methods for improving reading outcomes.    As such, United Way piloted Vello, an online tutoring and reading program, to provide one-on-one reading assistance to help build confidence and reading skills students need to make the most of...
Sunday, October 8, 2017
Psychologists and educational researchers agree that early childhood learning, particularly before age five, is integral in academic and social growth. Having a potent early learning program can put a child at a distinct advantage, and being bereft of one can conversely hamper a child’s integration and evolution. A parent’s role in guiding that learning for their children, both in helping them...
Monday, September 18, 2017

Big changes need a big goal, to get big results. United Way announced that in order to meet the needs of the community, a $25 million goal by June 2019 has been set.

Earlier this year United Way announced three years of investments, and in order to meet the needs, the 2016, 2017, and 2018 campaigns are being combined with a $25 million goal.

“I support United Way because it is...

Friday, August 18, 2017

Helping ensure kids are ready for school and reading proficiently by third grade. Helping Quad Citizens build financial stability. Helping individuals gain access to mental health care. This is the essential work outlined in the Community Impact Plan.

United Way has a variety of strategies to achieve the goals outlined in the Community Impact Plan including funding partners who support...