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Here's a great checklist to help your kindergartener (or one you know!) get ready for school! 10. REGISTER AND PREPARE If your child will be five years old by August 1, 2017 enroll them in your school district! To help your child prepare for Kindergarten, check out Erie Together's Kindergarten Readiness Checklist! This checklist is available in English, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic. 9. VISIT SCHOOL Most schools host orientation and back-to-school events, but if you don't...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

         Ask any nonprofit what helps their organization to be successful and you will hear one word: Volunteers. Volunteers are at the heart of many nonprofits and businesses. These individuals selflessly give up their time, money and resources to help make your community a better place for everyone. This year national volunteer week is April 23-29. Show the volunteers in your organization how much you appreciate their dedication by incorporating some of these tips. Post...

Friday, March 31, 2017

You may be interested in participating in an upcoming Spring Clean Up or Day of Caring event in the Erie region. United Way has partnered with the Erie County Department of Planning to offer support to those individuals and groups wishing to participate in spring clean up volunteering. If you are interested in coordinating one or more clean up projects this year, we encourage you to reach out to: Brittany Prischak, Sustainability Coordinator Erie County Department of...

Monday, March 20, 2017

United Way of Erie County is working to reduce poverty in our region by improving community conditions and creating opportunities for a better life for everyone. We mobilize people and organizations from across the community who bring the passion, resources and expertise needed to get things done. United Way of Erie County is a local organization that is accountable to our community. We are governed by a local board of directors and all decisions are made at the local level....

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

HELLO NEIGHBOR. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Nearly 5,000 neighbors throughout Erie County will spend a little quality time with each other on Tuesday, August 2 thanks to United Way of Erie County. United Way’s support of National Night Out dates back to the mid-90s and since that time funding has been provided to...

Thursday, July 14, 2016

         Ask any non-profit what helps their organization to be successful and you will hear one word: Volunteers. Volunteers are at the heart of many nonprofits and businesses. These individuals selflessly give up their time, money and resources to help make your community a better place for everyone. This year national volunteer week is April 23th-29th Show the volunteers in your organization how much you appreciate their dedication by incorporating some of these tips....

Thursday, April 14, 2016

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