Reading for the Future

Education Goal: Ensure children are school-ready.   In our area, only 53% of 3-5 year old children are read to daily.  This can impact their reading skills and reduce their success in academics and life. Local volunteers serve as Book Pals for students at area schools...

Feeding Minds and Bodies

Financial Stability Goal: Empower individuals to increase their financial stability. A Meals on Wheels program participant receives their daily meal delivery.   Isolation and poor nutrition are proven to have a negative impact on mental health.  That’s why over...

Summer Literacy Academy

  Education Goal: Ensure children are school-ready.   Students who read at grade level by 3rd grade are 60% less likely to drop of out school and will be better prepared for life.  For the last 3 years, United Way of the Lewis and Clark Area has funded a collaborative...

Office Science – Butterflies!

United Way focuses on health, education, financial stability, and basic needs.  We decided to do our own office science project this spring and we ordered caterpillars for a butterfly garden!  We watched the caterpillars eat, grow, form their chrysalises, and emerge...