United Way of Yellowstone County's President/CEO, Carol Burton, was honored with a 2018 Salute to Women Award for being “a tireless advocate for the under-served, those in poverty and those in crisis.”
What's it like to live in poverty for a month? Simulation aimed at helping Billings community members understand
Pretend money, families and events all played a role in a United Way of Yellowstone County simulation designed to offer insights into the lives of Americans struggling to get by.
A few dozen people participated in the simulation...Read More
This group is trying to get Billings' kids on the 'right trajectory' early
From battling bedbugs to closing "the 30 million word gap," the agencies and businesses that are part of Best Beginnings Yellowstone County spent an hour Friday celebrating their accomplishments before looking to the future to begin tackling the many remaining challenges...Read More
Mission: Equip Kids with Supplies to Help Them Learn
United Way believes every child in Yellowstone County deserves the chance to learn and succeed in life. Operation Supply helps to stock local school pantries with school supplies and hygiene products so teachers can provide them to students in need throughout the school year.
How to...Read More
Being in school regularly can be a challenge for some kids. Add making a transition to middle school and it can be a real struggle. You can help make it a little easier.Become a Success Mentor.
What's the Time Commitment?
A lunch break. Meet with an assigned student once per week at the student’s school, likely for an hour over lunch time, to...Read More