The United Way Priorities are Education, Income and Health.
All service we do, provide, and work with falls into one of these three categories. Each goal of the three priority areas has been determined by a committee of local Salina community volunteers. Everything we do is in stride with achieving these goals.
Education: Helping Children and Youth Achieve Their Full Potential
Children enter school developmentally on track in the areas of literacy and social, emotional and intellectual skills.
Elementary and middle school students are engaged in school and make appropriate academic progress and healthy decisions.
Young people graduate from high school and young adults make a successful transition from high school to further schooling or work life.
Income: Promoting Financial Stability and Independence Among Working Families
Working families achieve and retain family-sustaining employment.
Working families receive the income supports that are available to them.
Working families have the financial resources to avoid poverty.
Working families make smart financial-decisions and live within their budget.
Health: Improving Community Health
Babies are born at low risk of any preventable health problems.
Children and youth have access to timely, regular, preventive health care covered by insurance.
Youth and adults are healthy and avoiding risky behavior.