Education

United Way Works to End America's Education Crisis

Education is the cornerstone of individual and community success. But with more than 1.2 million children dropping out each year, America faces an education crisis. The cost? More than $312 billion in lost wages, taxes and productivity over their lifetimes.1 These trends are reversible, but only when communities and public, private and nonprofit sectors work together.

$130,503 INVESTED LOCALLY IN 2016

Daviess County YMCA

Daviess County YMCA, WISH Summer Program

Friends For Kids

Pregnancy Care Center

PowerHouse

Girl Scouts of SW IN

Senior and Family Services

Smart Teen Choices

 

 


1Figure according to Communities in Schools, one of America’s leading drop-out prevention partnerships.