Children and teens utilized access to educational enrichment activities after school.
United Way of East TN Highlands fights for the education of our community by partnering with programs that work to ensure that children and teens have access to the materials, instruction and support they need to be successful students. In 2018, our United Way implemented Vello, a virtual volunteer reading program, in ten second grade classrooms to improve third grade reading proficiency in our region.
Vello is a 1:1 online tutoring program that makes volunteering easy. It connects passionate professionals to local students for instant guided reading using screen sharing and audio software.
United Way of East TN Highlands fights for the health of our community by partnering with programs that provide physical, dental and mental health care to our most vulnerable neighbors.
United Way of East TN Highlands fights or the financial stability of our community by partnering with programs that assist individuals and families with basic necessities as well as career training, financial management skills and protection for the elderly from financial abuse.
Your donation will make a difference in our community.