In honor of Educator Appreciation Week (May 8-12) and in partnership with City of Phoenix, Read On Southwest Valley, Read On Phoenix, and Million Dollar Teacher Project, Valley of the Sun United Way is proud to participate in this year’s Support Our Super Heroes Initiative.
Valley of the Sun United Way is proud to partner with Read Better Be Better to create Mighty Change in the lives of youth across our community. Together, we’re confident we’ll increase reading proficiency in Maricopa County.
Got 30 minutes? Use it to help kids in our community sharpen their reading skills. VELLO®, Valley of the Sun United Way’s online tutoring program, pairs professionals with students to provide 1-on-1 tutoring sessions. It is all digital, so you don’t even have to leave your home or office.
Valley of the Sun United Way has a five-year plan for creating Mighty Change in Maricopa County. We are working alongside nonprofit organizations to achieve seven bold goals. One of those goals is to empower our young adults through education.
As Vice President of Community Development for Valley of the Sun United Way, Dr. Melissa Boydston works to remove barriers leading to systems change on the education birth to career continuum pipeline.