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

Youth United’s Reading

Youth United Varsity in Volunteerism (ViV) clubs from Anacortes, Burlington-Edison, Concrete and Sedro-Woolley High School are joining forces to get books into the hands of Skagit County Families, especially those with kids under age five. They are doing so by...

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Valentine’s Day: Serve and Return

When I think about Valentine’s Day my mind immediately goes to parent-child attachment. Parents are the leading characters in a child’s first love story. The National Research Council and Institute of Medicine describes parent-child attachment as “close, dependable...

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Why Is Child Care So Expensive?

When you consider having children or find out you are pregnant, there are financial considerations that are made. How much is this kid going to cost me? Maybe you break that budget down in to things like medical care, food and clothing, and college tuition. Perhaps...

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