River Cities United Way prides itself in working with various partner agencies through out the counties served to meet the needs of individuals and families in difficult times.
United Way Worldwide 10 years goals: "Goals for the Common Good"
Cut America's high school drop-out rate in half.
- By 2018, 86% of high school seniors will graduate on time, up from 73.9% in 2008.
- That increase translates to 560,000 more youth who will receive diplomas in 2018.
Cut in half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable.
- By 2018, 1.9 million more working families will become financially stable and able to take the next steps to long-term independence.
Increase by one-third the number of adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.
- By 2018, the percentage of youth who are healthy and avoiding risky behaviors will increase from 35% in 2005 to 47% in 2018-that means 29.2 million more healthy adults.