United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education’s Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership and Head Start programs earned high marks from two prestigious national organizations.
A garden adds a pleasant aesthetic to its surroundings. For children, it can open the doors to a career in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – pathways that are often overlooked by those that are underserved in our community.
Join our United Way’s back-to-school drive. From now until August 2, you can participate by donating something from our wish list and give back to low-income families and children, volunteer to put together supplies kits or host your own back-to-school drive.
Career Connections, a joint initiative between the Beacon Council’s One Community One Goal, Miami-Dade County Public Schools and our United Way, host a series of engaging career exploration panels and Q&As with executives and entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade to inspire high school students.
AMIkids, a long-held United Way partner, is dedicated to help our community’s young people discover the potential within them. Learn how their Path to Success program is providing at-risk youth with experimental education opportunities in a marine environment, with the ultimate goal of reducing recidivism.
Children born into low-income families begin life at a significant disadvantage as compared to children from higher-income families. With nearly 30% of infants in Miami-Dade living in poverty, we are working to level the playing field for all children through our Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership program because one’s zip code shouldn’t predetermine one’s future.
Getting all children off to a strong start, with a high-quality early education that focuses on science, can level the playing field of low-income infant ...
When Jorge expanded his family to include a second foster child, he and his partner were confronted with a wide range of new challenges. Learn how a United Way funded program helped prepare the youngest member of his growing family for kindergarten and beyond.
Our United Way opened a state-of-the-art, early care and education center for the residents of the new Lotus Village, focused on nurturing children’s healing, learning, and development on every level.
Our United Way Youth Institute students visited Dominican Republic and received an enlightening, multicultural experience, giving them a new perspective and appreciation of life.