Rappahannock United Way

3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408    |    (540) 373-0041

Focus Area: Education

$232,000 - 9 Programs - 6 Agencies

Quality education that can lead to a stable job.

A good education is fundamental to a quality life. Rappahannock United Way works to ensure that children are prepared for success in school and adults get the skills needed for employment.

2017-18 Education Funding

$80000

Parents develop positive behaviors that support children (birth - 5 yrs) in achieving developmental milestones.

$26000

Parents and students develop behaviors that demonstrate the value of education and lead to graduation.

$96000

Children entering school demonstrate social readiness and literacy skills, knowledge, and ability.

1,000

Students benefit from RUW funded education programs.

485

At-risk parents and young children will receive training, assessments, counseling, and support in order to develop the positive behaviors necessary to achieve developmental milestones.

959
School-age, at-risk youth will benefit from mentoring and tutoring programs that develop behaviors that demonstrate the value of education and lead to graduation.
590
Will maintain or improve grades in reading and math, reduce the number of school absences, and progress to the next grade on time.
75
Preschool age children from low- to moderate-income families will attend a quality preschool program, receive kindergarten-readiness assessments, and be kindergarten ready.
40

Recent immigrants will improve employ-ability through ESL classes, job readiness workshops, and financial stability classes, enabling them to improve financial self-reliance.


Providing agencies include: Catholic Charities’ Filial Family Therapy, Healthy Families Rappahannock Area, Stafford Junction HUGS, LoisAnn’s Hope House Children’s Services, Stafford Junction Brain Builders, Stafford Junction Summer Junction, Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters, Catholic Charities’ Migration and Refugee Services Bridging the Gap, Rappahannock Area YMCA Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program

Outcomes for Education:

  • Birth to 5 years: Parents develop positive behaviors that support children (birth-5 years) in achieving developmental milestones.
  • School Readiness: Children entering school demonstrate social readiness and literacy skills.
  • School Success & Graduation: Parents and students develop behaviors that demonstrate the value of education and lead to graduation.
  • Workforce Education: Individuals have the skills, qualifications and experience relevant to the changing workforce.

Stories of Education