With your support, United Way works to improve after-school programs that keep kids out of trouble and on the right track.
Between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. are peak hours for risky behavior. Students without positive adult relationships may be experiencing struggles keeping up in class, managing their time, or simply making it to school.
With the support of donors, United Way works to improve access and quality of after school programs. We are able to help after-school centers offer mentoring and counseling to support kids who may be failing classes, not getting along with their parents or peers, or are going through other hard times. This support leads to improved readiness for post-secondary education and employment.
Ensure 115,000 students have access to quality after-school programs.
Although this may be top of mind with the holidays coming up, it is important to fight to end hunger year-round. Check out these tips for things you can do in our community.
Hunger is not a simple problem. This year, 41 million Americans will worry about where their next meal will come from. They are food-insecure, struggling to provide or eat enough each day.
On October 25, the ballroom of Arizona Country Club steadily filled with women dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty. The attendees got to hear a special inside look at the Mayors’ journey into office, someone who was inspirational in their lives, what they believe we can do for kids, and much more.
November is full of volunteer opportunities for you to join in on! Take a peek at what's going on and sign up for an activity near you today.
We partner with many great afterschool programs and advocate for affordable quality programs for local children. With these programs, kids are set up for academic success.
We imagine a community where every individual has an opportunity to succeed and Maricopa County thrives as a result.
If you are looking to impact lives every day and support our community, here’s how you can help.
Murphy Elementary School District is the lowest-income non-reservation district in Arizona and faces unique challenges. By surrounding this district and the families with support and resources, we are providing opportunities for success.
Are you looking for opportunities to volunteer in the Phoenix metro area? Sign up to join us at any of these upcoming activities!
Through our Thriving Together initiative, we united with the Cartwright School District and the Phoenix Union High School District to improve freshman pass rates.
Vello virtual tutoring is reaching students in more classrooms and connecting even more volunteers to become part of the program.