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Recent Education Outcomes


One story: Kristin is the Director of InterServ’s Mitchell Woods Early Care and Education Center. She started in childcare with InterServ eight years ago and with the help of a United Way Success By 6® scholarship, has been able to attain her Child Development Associate credential, associate’s degree in Early Childhood Development and is currently working on her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.


Big Picture Statistics:

  • More than 350 children received early care and education to help them begin their school years ready to learn.

  • 138 children with a disability or special need and their families received services that helped the children work toward important developmental milestones.

  • More than 400 students participated in after-school youth programs.

  • 151 incoming kindergartners and their families registered for United Way KinderClub At Home

  • 1,736 youth built character, knowledge, and skills through scouting. 

  • 6,645 documented volunteer community service hours were completed through scouting.

  • 347 at-risk children were impacted by a positive adult mentor. 

  • 24 adults developed skills to be effective leaders in the community. Click here to learn more!

  • Area businesses partnered with more than 1,000 students to help them learn about local employers and education required to work in particular jobs. 

  • 73 adults with disabilities participated in life skills training. 

  • 59 students attended school virtually and received supports from United Way Partner Agencies.

  • Thousands of new and gently used books were distributed to local children through United Way Take A Book Tuesday in partnership with 22 youth programs and summer feeding sites. Many included a homemade bookmark or note from a caring community member.