Bullying can occur anywhere, anytime. It can happen on the playground or the bus. It can happen in a child’s neighborhood or on the internet. It can range from making threats and spreading rumors, to attacking someone physically or verbally.
Parents play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is being bullying, there are several ways you can help.Continue Reading
Last year, United Way 2-1-1, a free and confidential 24/7 helpline, was given a $10,000 grant from a larger national grant from Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to helping children and young people in the U.S. Money raised during the Red Nose Day is distributed through grants to charities that support projects to keep children and young people safe, healthy and educated. Continue Reading
Due to unprecedented flooding, many of our neighbors and friends had a difficult start to the new year. In times like these, United Way works diligently to leverage partnerships, resources and expertise to assist governments, agencies and individuals in the…Continue Reading
In the wake of natural disasters, the outpouring and compassion for those in need is always remarkable. Whether it’s giving money, time, or items, people want to know how they can help the survivors. Here are some ways you can…Continue Reading
Most children have a favorite book they enjoy hearing again and again. While parents may find it monotonous, there are huge benefits for kids when it comes to repetitive reading.
Reading the same book to your child can:Continue Reading