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 strong start. Get a preview with these 15 ideas. United Way of Kern County invests in quality early childhood education programs in our community. We ... 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, March 2, 2018. Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading ... 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! Your $500 gift funds distribution of children’s books to 150 families. Kids succeed in school when they have books at home and parents who read ... Continue reading...

Become a Book of the Month Club Sponsor

Kids succeed in school when they have books at home and parents who read with them. Help build home libraries for children in need. Each month, we distribute books to more than 100 young children (and counting!) along with other important resources to help their families thrive. SPONSORSHIP Choose a month Your name on each ... Continue reading...

United4Students

We are working to ensure kids enter school ready to learn, from preschool through high school, and graduate high school ready for college and career. As we kick off a new school year, please join us in expanding educational opportunity for California’s low-income students. Continue reading...

Vu Le

Vu Le is a writer, speaker, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle with the mission of developing and supporting leaders of color to strengthen the capacity of communities-of-color-led nonprofits and foster collaboration between diverse communities to effect systemic change. Vu’s passion to make the world better led him into the field of nonprofit work, ... Continue reading...