YOU Can Help Kids Read. Graduate. Succeed.
On May 4, all donations made to United Way of Yellowstone County, will support Reach Out and Read. This program ensures young children, age 6 months to 5 years, receive an age-appropriate book from their pediatrician at their well-child checkups and families are encouraged to read aloud at home. The math...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 an Attendance 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
10,000 Books Challenge
Help us on our path to 10,000 books. This spring help us change the odds for many children in Yellowstone County through the power of books! Join us for these upcoming book events and donate to United Way of Yellowstone County on May 4 to buy books for those in need.
Read Across America
The kick-off to our 10,...Read More
What is Read Across America?
The National Education Association's Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. Learn more.
Enter to win a Dr. Seuss Literacy Basket!
How is United Way of...Read More
On January 26, 2017, United Way of Yellowstone County convened a group of stakeholders that have been fighting for economic, physical, and mental health for Yellowstone County youth. There were representatives from Best Beginnings of Yellowstone County, Graduation Matters Billings, Graduation Matters Laurel, Graduation Matters Lockwood, The...Read More
January 9, 2017
UNITED WAY OF YELLOWSTONE COUNTY HAS BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)/FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM.
United Way of Yellowstone County has been chosen to receive $30,237 to supplement emergency food and...Read More
United Way of Yellowstone County is joining a nationwide effort to celebrate Attendance Awareness month, in September. The effort contains a pledge to raise awareness about regular school attendance.
Attendance Matters started at McKinley Elementary Tuesday, August 16th, and will continue tomorrow at Newman Elementary, Wednesday, August 17th,...Read More