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.
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!
A new year means new resolutions! If you are looking to get more involved in your community, we have 3 ways you can start this month!
‘Tis the season of giving and with these awesome ideas you can include your community in your ways to give back. Here are 5 things going on with Valley of the Sun United Way that you can be a part of.
Every person counts. Every donation counts. This giving season we are uniting the power of a donation.
Check out a piece of the letter from our CEO, Carla Vargas Jasa, from our 2019 Impact Report.
There are so many volunteer opportunities throughout Phoenix in December. Check them out and sign up today!
Tocqueville Society members had a great time celebrating their 30th year anniversary at Arizona Science Center. Learn more about what being a member means!
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.