Valley of the Sun United Way with the Arizona Cardinals, Verizon, and EverFi, kicked off Character Playbook this week. Character Playbook is a program designed to educate 7th-9th grade students on important social skills and character development.
Academy Award winning actor, Geena Davis, is joining the Women’s Leadership Council at their luncheon on Friday, April 28th to battle against hunger in schools with Valley of the Sun United Way’s Breakfast in the Classroom project.
More than 200 people participated in the 4th Annual Win United Scavenger Hunt. CityScape in downtown Phoenix was invaded by 50 teams set to compete. Smiles spread as participants enjoyed lawn games, music, photos, and time with icons like the Phoenix Suns Gorilla.
One of the best known children’s book authors, Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2, 1904. Valley of the Sun United Way will celebrate his birthday all week long with Read Across America! We will spread the love of reading by sharing the many great stories he gave to the world.
Taking care of a community is an effort that takes many people. As the saying goes, “It takes a village.” People and companies throughout the greater Phoenix area come together regularly to take action to end hunger and homelessness, ensure children succeed, and increase the financial stability of families to build up Maricopa County and make it a strong community.