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.

Welcome Baby

Welcome Baby is a free community service offered by United Way of Skagit County, offering resources and services for expected parents.

We're Reading

Learning to read is a foundational skill that sets the stage for all other knowledge in a child’s life. United Way of Skagit County is ensuring children in our community are better equipped for academic success this school year and beyond.

Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed

United For ALICE is a driver of innovation, shining a light on the challenges ALICE households face and seeking collaborative solutions.

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.

Varsity in Volunteerism

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

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

Our Work Highlights

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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Skagit 1095 Fights Hunger

The Skagit County 1095 Club is a group of engaged parents, citizens and representatives from state and local government agencies, educational institutions and other food- and youth-related organizations. We support programs aimed at eliminating childhood hunger in...

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Our Committment to Skagit Families.

Over 50% of the school children in Skagit County qualify for free/reduced lunch. Most elementary schools in Sedro-Woolley and Mount Vernon have over 70% of their students on free/reduced lunch. This means their families are very low income and frequently have to...

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