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United Way of Kern County distributes books, food in McFarland

United Way of Kern County brought another installment of the “Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies” program to families in McFarland on Wed, April 12.

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What is Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies?

One of United Way of Kern County’s main pillars is Health. Our team has decided to take on this issue in Kern County by developing many programs directed towards the health of the Kern County community which helped our team develop our Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program. Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies is a distribution of food, books, and dental hygiene kits to low-income children and families. Currently, two of the largest issues in Kern County are literacy and hunger, and this event targets both. Children cannot focus on learning if they are hungry and access to books is crucial in creating routine reading for future success. We would like to thank some of our partners, Dignity Health, CAPK, and Capital Dental for supporting United Way of Kern County. Continue Reading

Our Focus

Early Childhood Literacy

Financial Stability


We are all part of this community and together we can make it succeed. At United Way of Kern County we believe that UNITED we can make change happen... one day at a time.