Recent News

June 25, 2018
Going Door to Door for Our Children

United Way Success By 6 is uniting volunteers this summer to go door-to-door to share early childhood education information with families in communities in Northern Kentucky.

April 18, 2018
Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?

United Way Success By 6 ® has a single community imperative: Kindergarten readiness is the most important priority for individual and collective school success and the community's long-term economic health. Here are some indicators to see if your child is kindergarten ready.

April 03, 2018
United Way's Stephanie Byrd to Lead Organization's Partner Red Cross

Stephanie W. Byrd, United Way’s senior vice president of early learning strategies, is taking her passion for helping others to United Way’s major campaign partner, the Greater Cincinnati-Dayton Region of the American Red Cross.

January 17, 2018
United Way Sees Bright Spots in Northern Kentucky Kindergarten Readiness

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%.

April 22, 2016
United Way Early Childhood Partners Recognized for Building Quality

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.

October 22, 2015
Building Kids’ Personal Libraries to Boost Literacy, Improve Kindergarten Readiness

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.

September 04, 2015
Years of Regional Collaboration Pay Off -- $1.7M Coming to Greater Cincinnati to Fight Poverty

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.

July 16, 2015
Helping Kids Transition to Kindergarten

“Me and My School” is a six-week summer “kindergarten boot camp” geared toward preparing children for kindergarten.

January 27, 2015
WALK THE MOON Donates $20,000 to United Way Success By 6®

WALK THE MOON donates $20,000 to United Way Success By 6® to help early childhood programs and services become more widely available to children in Greater Cincinnati.

November 20, 2014
United Way getting more kids ready for kindergarten – and future success

United Way is expanding proven strategies in Brown and Clermont counties to help more children enter kindergarten prepared.

September 26, 2014
Scaling what works to achieve Bold Goals

Beginning this year, United Way hopes to raise $2 million that will scale the proven, evidence-based strategies that are helping prepare children for kindergarten and people in our community find stable jobs.

September 16, 2014 - Rachel Goodspeed, Public Relations, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Ensuring all children ‘estan listos’ for kindergarten

Collectively, quality kindergarten readiness programs like the Bilingual Immersion Program lay the educational foundation for children.

July 29, 2014
Success By 6 accelerates efforts to get more kids ready.

A new operating model positions United Way Success By 6 to strengthen our region's early childhood system...

March 10, 2014 - Rachel Goodspeed, Public Relations, United Way
Region makes progress toward ensuring children enter school prepared

United Way has been working to ensure children have an optimal start in life for over 10 years and so far, the region is making progress in the pursuit.