Our Work

United Way Programs

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Many Skagit kids do not have access to nutritional food on weekends. CHOW drivers deliver prepackaged food to children on weekends to ensure the student is ready to learn on Monday morning.

Varsity in Volunteerism

Program for high school students to earn a varsity letter for 100 hours of volunteerism within their communities.

Peer-led financial education sessions are regularly held with groups of low to moderate income individuals and families to help achieve upward economic mobility by gaining and leveraging assets to produce wealth.

Obtaining a free FamilyWize card saves a family an average of 30% on prescription medications that may not be covered by providers.

Varsity in Volunteerism

Program for high school students to earn a varsity letter for 100 hours of volunteerism within their communities.

Our Work 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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Youth United

Youth Helping Youth ~ the best volunteers around! There are over 120 students at Anacortes, Burlington, Concrete and Sedro-Woolley high schools participating in Youth United. Last year, YU members volunteered over 12,000 hours. Sixtyfour of them received a Varsity...

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The CHOW Story

A Child not getting enough to eat on a regular basis can delay brain development and the child's ability to learn. - (Tufts University Center on Hunger, Poverty and Nutrition Policy) Over half of Skagit families must choose between buying groceries and paying rent....

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