Thriving Together is a collective impact initiative, combining rich data with people of a variety of backgrounds and perspectives - all with the shared goal of creating a better future for our youth.
Yet, by third grade, only 1 in 3 students know how to read at grade level. Less than half will go on to attend college.
If we are going to help young people in the Phoenix area succeed - bettering the community for all of us - it will require a unique approach. Thriving Together is a collective impact initiative, combining rich data with people of a variety of backgrounds and perspectives - all with the shared goal of creating a better future for our youth.
Thriving Together has identified six key areas where we can make the greatest difference in students' success along the cradle to career continuum. Of these, we have identified early grade reading, post-secondary enrollment, and postsecondary attainment as our initial focus areas. Each has a specific purpose in increasing the number of students who are successful in attaining key birth-to-cradle career milestones.
COVID-19 is affecting many Valley families and individuals. If you need assistance or resources, this is a list of resources available around the Phoenix Metro Area.
A new study shows that volunteering can actually relieve pain. Check out all the details!
There are so many fun ways to volunteer in Phoenix this March! Check it out!
We celebrate Read Across America Day, a day dedicated to stories and reading in celebration of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss, for an entire week and you can volunteer at Phoenix schools with us!
Valentine's Day inspired our Board Chair to write what she LOVES about United Way!
We are so grateful to APS for sharing their wonderful employees with us. Take a look at what they have to say about their Loaned Executive experience.
There are always volunteer opportunities available in Phoenix with Valley of the Sun United Way. Check out your options for February!
Maybe you’ve heard the name United Way, but do you know what it means to have a United Way in your community? We want you to get to know us better by hearing from our very own Valley of the Sun United Way employees!
Take a peek at the New Year philanthropic resolutions our Board Chair, Jennifer Holsman Tetreault, shares with Valley of the Sun United Way!
Find a volunteer opportunity that works for you this month!