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Kindergarten Readiness

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Begindergarten Increases Knowledge by 31%

This past summer, Metro United Way created a pilot program - Begindergarten - that served 24 students who were preparing to enter two kindergarten classrooms at Green Valley Elementary School in Floyd County, IN.

High School Graduation

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Driven to be "Better Citizen"

Lexi Bergman is part of 4-H in Oldham County, which is a quality OST community partner of ours. The structured learning, encouragement and mentoring received in 4-H plays a vital role in helping youth achieve success in life.

Family Engagement

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For children to be successful, their families must be strong, and financial stability is an important part of that. One way Metro United Way helps families strengthen their financial stability is by increasing access to benefits and building financial assets.

Health and Well Being

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2-1-1 Supports Louisville Linked and JCPS Students

2-1-1 is a place where caseworkers, counselors and educators know they will find the information they need to help their students and their families...

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Greater Clark County Schools in Indiana celebrated the opening of their College and Career Readiness Centers at Charlestown and Jeffersonville high schools, a partnership with Metro United Way. So far, about 1,000 to 1,500 students have used them to look at their opportunities after high school! For more coverage, read an article in the News and Tribune here.

 


 

Eating a balanced diet and being active are signs of school readiness. But in Kentucky, one in three children is obese or overweight before they enter kindergarten. Childhood obesity is preventable and reversible! Read more about the role you play in curbing childhood obesity in this month's message from the Kentucky Governor's Office of Early Childhood here.

 


 

Mayor Greg Fischer has announced the details of this year's Give a Day week of service, taking place April 18-26. You can visit www.mygiveaday.com to sign up for volunteer opportunities or to add a project that needs volunteers! 

 

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Metro United Way serves the counties of Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby in Kentucky and Clark, Floyd and Harrison in Indiana.
Our Mission: Improve lives and our community by engaging people to give, advocate and volunteer.
Our Vision: A community whose people achieve their fullest potential through education, financial stability and healthy lives.