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...

April 15, 2019

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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...

April 14, 2019

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Read our annual report

Read our annual report

Our latest annual report highlights all the ways United Way continued to make an impact last year in Education, Economic Prosperity and Health throughout Southeastern...

April 1, 2019

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5 ways to impact early childhood education as a volunteer this spring

5 ways to impact early childhood education as a volunteer this spring

As daylight extends and snow-covered lawns give way to peeks of green, it’s becoming clear that spring is near. And while warmer temperatures may not...

March 15, 2019

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Child Development Associate program helps children soar

Child Development Associate program helps children soar

It’s about love. That’s what drives Kidz Den Day Care owner Danyelle Swift to do what she does. “If we take our children and do...

March 12, 2019

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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...

February 25, 2019

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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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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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