See below to learn about all the great things United Way is doing for our communities.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati continues to see success in its longtime commitment to preparing children for kindergarten — a key step for many families on a journey out of poverty. A recent report from Kentucky shows 53% of children in Northern Kentucky are prepared for kindergarten, an increase from last year’s report of 52%.
While United Way Success By 6 ® and it’s partners are often in the news tied to Preschool Promise and Pre-K Works, dozens of direct service providers are working every day to increase overall system quality. Two partners are celebrating achievements that impact the lives of the children and families they serve.
Through the Imagination Library and Reach Out and Read, more parents will be empowered and supported in building the reading habit with their children at home. With a book a month by mail from birth through age five, more area kids will be on the path to future school success.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awarded United Way of Greater Cincinnati and Brighton Center $850,000 each to fund projects to fight generational poverty in Greater Cincinnati.