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CREATE LASTING CHANGE . United Way of Pitt County 226 West 8 th Street, Suite B Greenville, NC 27834 (252) 758-1604 www.uwpcnc.org www.facebook.com/unitedwaypittco. What we do. Our goal is to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of community issues.

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United way of pitt county 226 west 8 th street suite b greenville nc 27834 252 758 1604 www uwpcnc org www facebook com unitedwaypittco

CREATE LASTING CHANGE.

United Way of Pitt County226 West 8th Street, Suite BGreenville, NC 27834(252) 758-1604www.uwpcnc.orgwww.facebook.com/unitedwaypittco


What we do

What we do.

Our goal is to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of community issues.

We provide a safety net of basic needs services. But we also look at the bigger picture to tackle the issue of strengthening families by focusing on school success and workforce development.

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Why we do it

Why we do it?

Because we all win when a child succeeds in school and when there are jobs for working families.

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


How we do it

How we do it?

We work with local city and county government, social service agencies, community partners, the school district, local business, ECU, PCC, Vidant, the Chamber of Commerce, faith leaders and many other stakeholders.

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


How do we do it

How do we do it?

  • We support local organizations that help us meet goals identified by community volunteers

  • We bring organizations, people and resources together to focus on critical issues. We help achieve progress on community issues through collaborative, coordinated efforts

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


How do we do it1

How do we do it?

100%

of the funds to operate United Way of Pitt County are raised in Pitt County, and stay in Pitt County

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Focus areas

Focus Areas

School Success

Workforce Development

Basic Needs

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Community impact initiatives

Community Impact Initiatives

2-1-1

Get Connected

KidsFest - Early Childhood Initiative

First 2000 Days - Early Childhood Initiative

Chamber of Commerce Education Summit

Coast2Coast Rx Discount Prescription Program

Voices of Hope PhotovoiceExhibit

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Community partners

Community Partners

School Success

Academic Success Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of Pitt County

Afterschool/Summer Program for Girls

Operation Sunshine

Afterschool Tutorial Program

Pitt County Partnership for Progress

Community Outreach Program

Girl Scouts - North Carolina Coastal Pines

Education Summit

Greenville-Pitt Chamber of Commerce

KidsFest Early Childhood Event – First 2000 DaysMartin/Pitt Partnership for Children

Middle School Academic Program

Student Success Academy

Middle School Academic Program

Student Success Academy at Building Hope Community Life Center

Middle School Academic Program

Student Success Academy at Lucille Gorham Intergenerational Center

Parent Engagement Program

Parents for Public Schools

School Success InitiativesPitt County Schools

STEM Scouting Afterschool Program

Boy Scouts - East Carolina Council

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Community partners1

Community Partners

Workforce Development

Adult and Family Literacy Program

Literacy Volunteers - Pitt County

Career Readiness Certification Program

Pitt Community College

Education Summit

Greenville-Pitt Chamber of Commerce

Job Readiness Program

STRIVE

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Community partners2

Community Partners

Basic Needs

Crisis Intervention Program

REAL Crisis Center

Disaster Services Program

American Red Cross

Domestic Violence and Shelter Services Program

Center for Family Violence Prevention

Emergency Assistance Program

The Salvation Army

Emergency Shelter Program

Greenville Community Shelters, Inc.

Meals on Wheels

Pitt County Council on Aging

Rape Crisis Program

REAL Crisis Center

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


School success

School Success

For every 50 children who don’t learn to read in kindergarten, 44 will still be struggling in 3rd grade AND are unlikely to graduate.

Research shows grades and absenteeism rates by 3rd grade can predict dropouts.

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


School success1

School Success

800

100%

at-risk children receive academic support every day. 85% of these students are performing at grade level or better

of the 600 at-risk students graduating from the Student Success Academy remain on track toward high school graduation

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


School success2

School Success

209

800

children ages 6-18 read every day of the summer for 30 minutes

at-risk middle school students received support to build positive academic and life skills to stay in school

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School success3

School Success

127

600

1st, 2nd and 3rd graders not reading at grade level received tutoring to improve reading skills and were promoted to the next grade.

at-risk girls ages 8-15 built courage, confidence and character

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School success4

School Success

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School success5

School Success

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United way of pitt county 226 west 8 th street suite b greenville nc 27834 252 758 1604 www uwpcnc org www facebook com unitedwaypittco

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Workforce development

Workforce Development

Workforce development enhances our region’s economic stability and prosperity.

That’s why we work to create successful workforce development programs with a strong network of community partners.

We all win when there are jobs for working families

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Workforce development1

Workforce Development

100%

79%

of the learners participating

in Literacy Volunteers are moving closer to achieving their long term job goals

of learners participating in STRIVE become employed within 2 years

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Workforce development2

Workforce Development

275

NC community to be awarded the Certified Work Ready Community status which attracts and retains industry and strengthens the regional economy

high school students earned the national Career Readiness Certificate

2nd

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United way of pitt county 226 west 8 th street suite b greenville nc 27834 252 758 1604 www uwpcnc org www facebook com unitedwaypittco

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Basic needs

Basic Needs

450

59,800

meals provided to

homebound senior citizens

fire victims received assistance from the American Red Cross

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


United way of pitt county 226 west 8 th street suite b greenville nc 27834 252 758 1604 www uwpcnc org www facebook com unitedwaypittco

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


Thank you

Thank You!

On behalf of the young children getting ready to enter kindergarten, the senior citizens that receive hot meals, the children that have a safe place to go during after-school hours and the summer months, and the students getting ready to enter the workforce – thank you for investing in what matters, thank you for investing in Pitt County.

United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


United way of pitt county 226 west 8 th street suite b greenville nc 27834 252 758 1604 www uwpcnc org www facebook com unitedwaypittco

Questions?

[email protected]

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United Way of Pitt County | www.uwpcnc.org


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