Focus Area: Education
$262,000 - 10 Programs - 7 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
Parents develop positive behaviors that support children (birth - 5 yrs) in achieving developmental milestones.
Parents and students develop behaviors that demonstrate the value of education and lead to graduation.
Children entering school demonstrate social readiness and literacy skills, knowledge, and ability.
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
Rappahannock United Way currently funds programs at Catholic Charities that enable parents of children ages birth to 5 years old to develop positive behaviors that help their children achieve developmental milestones.
Nadine, a grandmother caring for her grandson, needed help. Despite her best efforts, discipline wasn’t working and trust was eroding. She wanted him to have a mentor.
Emmerie Torres knows from experience that saving money is important. In 2014 when she graduated from North Stafford High School, she wanted to go away to college…