Kindergarten Readiness


Creating Remarkable Change in Kids

At Keystone Learning Academy, one of the Excellence Academy early learning centers supported by Metro United Way, Director Sharon Hemingway has noticed a remarkable change in the kids. The atmosphere in the classroom - located in a highly challenged neighborhood - is now so much more peaceful, calm and conducive to learning...

High School Graduation


Students Helping Students Succeed

Out-of-school time program partner, Educational Justice, works to innovate and implement practical solutions aimed at closing the opportunity gap in education. One of these solutions, called EJ Activists, takes the model of students mentoring students...

Health and Well Being


Getting Back To Nature
Boosts Health

One thing is obvious when you watch children on a playground: kids LOVE to play. Studies also support a child's need to connect with the natural world as a regular part of healthy growth and development...

Family Stability


A new initiative in our community - Healthy Babies Louisville - recently launched that helps provide better care and support of babies, children of all ages, and their families. Metro United Way is excited to participate in this new collective impact initiative, concentrating on reducing infant mortality and improving birth outcomes in our community...

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We are proud to be part of a new initiative, Healthy Babies Louisville, where the goal is to ensure that all babies born in our community see their first birthday and beyond. Over 17 partners and organizations are involved and can be accessed through calling our 2-1-1 help referral service!


Commitment to equal opportunity - a society in which every child has the same chance for success regardless of his or her background - is among the most deeply-held convictions shared by Americans yet immense disparities continue to exist in outcomes between black male children and their peers.

That's why we launched our Black Male Achievement initiative, and recently asked a few of the organizations receiving Black Male Achievement Innovation funds two questions about mentoring for their youth and Black History Month (it is February, you know!)...

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