Caring for Grandkids and Keeping Them Safe on the Road

Written by: Sara Coleman Edited by: Maggie Kempken As a grandparent involved in their grandkids’ everyday tasks and routines, much of your time with your grandchildren may be spent in ... Continue reading...

Tips For Teaching Kids About Nature And Food Systems Throughout Kern County

By Miranda Culvert Nature and food depend upon each other, from growing and harvesting grains and vegetables, to raising livestock. Teaching kids about food helps to promote a healthy diet. ... Continue reading...

7 Ways to Help People Who are Food Insecure

Find Ways to Volunteer from Home or In-Person In this time of crisis, many people in our community are looking for ways to give back. We appreciate that our region ... Continue reading...

Quick and Easy Ways to Stay Active

Keep active while you keep your distance. You can stay healthy and physically fit by making small choices to stay active. Staying active and keeping a healthy lifestyle right now ... Continue reading...

8 Ways to Thank Frontline Workers

How will you participate in #GivingTuesdayNow? Nurses. Doctors. Grocery store employees. Delivery drivers. Warehouse workers. First responders. Truck drivers. Cleaners. There are so many people who are on the frontlines ... Continue reading...

15 Games to Play at Home with Kids, Ages 3-5

Keep young kids engaged while they are at home United Way of Kern County supports local parents by providing free tips, tools and resources to help all kids have a ... Continue reading...

United Way of Kern County Participates In Read Across America Day!

Bakersfield, CA – February 28, 2018 – United Way of Kern County volunteers will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate Read Across America Day on Friday, ... Continue reading...

Thank You GEICO!

Another Book of the Month Sponsor… X3! Thank you Trenea Smart and Geico Local Office for sponsoring April, May and June book distribution. Become a Book of the Month sponsor! ... Continue reading...

National Community Reinvestment Coalition

The NCRC provide resources for community development corporations; local and state government agencies; faith-based institutions; community organizing and civil rights groups; minority and women-owned business associations as well as housing ... Continue reading...