United Way, care providers work to build better child care

United Way, care providers work to build better child care

Gloria Moyet has never been afraid to dream. From an early age, she dreamed of helping others — especially children. Even while she worked part-time...

November 20, 2018

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How to find books that encourage your child to read

How to find books that encourage your child to read

Most parents know the importance of reading with their children daily. But many don’t have the time or choose to spend leisure time on other...

June 26, 2018

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Five things to look for in a quality child care program

Five things to look for in a quality child care program

Learning starts long before kindergarten, and quality child care and preschool programs can help kids succeed in school, work and life. GreatStartToQuality.org makes it easy for families...

June 19, 2018

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Top Tips to Find Kids Summer Programming in Detroit

Top Tips to Find Kids Summer Programming in Detroit

Are you tired of watching your kid fritter away three months of the year every summer? You have good reason. They aren’t just losing time...

June 14, 2018

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Forty percent of children start school unprepared to learn — here’s how you can help

Forty percent of children start school unprepared to learn — here’s how you can help

We’ve all had a few moments in life where we’ve felt woefully unprepared. Waking up on the day of a big test, knowing that you...

June 14, 2018

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Eight activities to encourage learning with your toddler

Eight activities to encourage learning with your toddler

Learning starts long before a child straps on a backpack and enters a classroom. At United Way for Southeastern Michigan, we want to help children reach their fullest potential, which is why...

June 14, 2018

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ABCmouse: Now available for check out at Detroit libraries

ABCmouse: Now available for check out at Detroit libraries

In her 47 years of working at Detroit Public Library, there wasn’t much that could surprise a seasoned veteran like Lurine Carter —until they started...

May 25, 2018

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Summer Spark helps kids stay sharp outside the classroom

Summer Spark helps kids stay sharp outside the classroom

As summer vacation approaches, children living in-low income homes are at greater risk of succumbing to summer slide — the tendency for students to lose some...

May 25, 2018

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Career Connections: Students set for second annual career fair

Career Connections: Students set for second annual career fair

V’Niecia Dupree had just started attending Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine when her grandfather was diagnosed with cancer. The news was devastating,...

May 2, 2018

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Encourage your children to read with these four tips

Encourage your children to read with these four tips

For parents, watching a child master a new skill can feel like witnessing a small miracle. And when it comes to literacy skills, parents and...

March 12, 2018

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