Saturday, June 22, 2019

Join us for the 25th Annual March Point Run and Walk, benefiting CHOW and United Way of Skagit County. Sponsored by Marathon Anacortes Refinery. Register before June 10 and SAVE!

Our Bold Goal

is that by the year 2025, all Skagit children entering Kindergarten are ready to learn. Through our programs and projects, we can provide the information and resources parents and caregivers need to ensure Skagit kids are given their best chance at life.

Business Forum: Impact of Child Care on Employers and Employees

May 23rd in the Multi-Purpose Room at Skagit Valley College, 7:30-9:00am 

Join Skagit County business leaders for a presentation and conversation around:

  • Results from Skagit County business survey
  • Current childcare data as it impacts parents’ ability to work
  • Real-world and local business examples and opportunities

Latest News and Highlights

Kindergarten Transition: Easing Anxious Hearts and Minds

Spring is here and that means kindergarten registration is upon us! For some kids the very idea of kindergarten can cause anxiety. When I taught preschool, I noticed children became a bit apprehensive or fearful when we talked about kindergarten-readiness. After all,...

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Mr. Dabbs’ Fifth Grade Class Sacrifice for Others Every fall for the past 6 years, My Dabbs’ mentions the subject of charity and giving back to his incoming 5th Grade class at Washington Elementary in Mount Vernon.  He offers the class relevant information and asks...

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You are the Change

Every April as the tulips are set to bloom United Way staff, Board Members, business and non-profit partners, local government officials and community leaders convene at the Swinomish Lodge.  We come together to celebrate our collective success, recognize key partners...

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