United Way fights for quality education for every individual in every community of Forrest, Lamar, Perry and Marion counties. Improving education is part of our mission. We believe the future success of an individual starts with a quality education.
- Kindergarten Readiness | United, we work to ensure every child is ready to learn the first day of kindergarten.
- Grade-Level Appropriateness | Together, we prepare every student to be able to read on grade-level by third grade.
- High School Graduation | Hand in hand, we push every student to reach their potential to graduate and look forward to a successful future.
Our education initiatives include:
- Grade-Level Reading Campaign Membership
- Attendance Awareness
- Born Learning Trails
- Dolly Parton's Imagination Library