Macklemore Is IN: All-Star Softball Classic
Coming up: Our All-Star Softball Classic 2017, featuring Macklemore, former and current Seahawks Sidney Rice, Ricardo Lockette, CJ Prosise, Jon Ryan and TONS more big names. For just $15, you can't miss it! Read Article
Education Through Poverty Barriers
Digging through garbage for food. Stealing clothes. Unplanned pregnancy. Ingrid faced an uphill battle in keeping up in school. See how she got back on track with Reconnecting Youth. Read Article
The ‘Key’ to Reconnecting Youth
Banks thrive when the community they serve thrives. That’s just one reason Key Bank Pacific Region President Carol Nelson cares about giving back. KeyBank is a partner in our Reconnecting Youth work, ensuring students stay on track to graduate. Carol also has a personal stake in Reconnecting Youth – she’s seen nonprofits from both sides, as a board member and a recipient of services. Read Article
Overcoming Education Roadblocks
High school is a tough time for most. Peer pressure, fitting in...add living in different countries and keeping up with all the different education systems. Meet Nimco, who never gave up on herself. She completed high school through Reconnecting Youth and paved her own path toward her dreams. Read Article
Parent-Child Home Program benefits for life – Benefits for all
Exciting NEWS! Proof positive that the Parent-Child Home Program not only works, but flawlessly. And not only for kids, but adults too, and society. Check out the facts. Read Article
How are Washington kids doing when it comes to education?
How are Washington kids doing when it comes to education? Take this quiz and find out! Read Article
Could you pass the GED?
15,000 youth in and around Seattle don't have a high school degree or a job. Finishing their education is key to their success and a main focus of ours at United Way. Do you think could you pass the GED? Find out here! Read Article
On the Field of Dreams, Are We Letting Youth Play?
Today in Seattle and greater King County, there are 15,000 young people ages 16–21 who have stopped their education short of a high school diploma. Without it, they have no viable job prospects. Read on see what what we are doing about it. Read Article
Parent-Child Home Program: No Loss of Instructional Time
3/4s of low-income children are behind their peers when they start kindergarten. Thanks to The Parent Child Home Program, Heaven and her father Wesley are ahead of the pack in these crucial early years of childhood development. Read Article
7 Ways to Help Kids Build Summer Smarts
Fun, easy ways to engage your kids in learning throughout the summer. Read Article