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UWNNS and Others to Build Region's Third Born Learning Trail
United Way-led Partnership Helps Northern Nevadans Receive Over $5.3 Million During 2014 Tax Season


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UWNNS Announces Bold Early Reading Goals

After extensive research and input from all 13 Nevada counties we serve, our board of directors has adopted the critical issue of “children reading at grade level” as its focus area moving forward.

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  • Family Financial & Estate Planning Workshop

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  • Born Learning Trail

    UWNNS and employees of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) and the City of Sparks recently installed the region’s third Born Learning Trail, an interactive, playful outdoor learning tool that promotes early literacy and encourages physical activity for young kids. The trail is part of United Way’s Born Learning program, a long-standing initiative to support early learning and school readiness.

    Watch a video of the event

  • School of PEACE Celebration

    UWNNS held a celebration to honor the teen parents who graduated from Washoe Innovations High School’s School of PEACE (parent education and child enrichment), a part of Washoe County School District’s Teen Parenting Program. UWNNS participated as part of their work supporting parents in helping their children with early learning activities.

    Watch a video of the event.

  • Why Reading by the End of the Third Grade Matters

    UWNNS would like to encourage you to review "EARLY WARNING! Why Reading by the End of the Third Grade Matters." This is a A KIDS COUNT Special Report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that highlights the importantance of early childhood reading and how/why it impacts our community.

    Read the report here.
     

  • We appreciate our volunteers!

    THANK YOU to all volunteers who make our community a better place to work, live and play. We honor your service not only during National Volunteer Week. We honor you throughout the year.

  • August Newsletter Now Available

    Please take a quick look at our recent newsletter from United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra.  This month we invite you to join us for the popular FREE estate planning workshop series.

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  • In 2013, UWNNS celebrated our 70th Anniversary. For over 70 years, we have created positive, lasting change through our expertise, capacity and relationships. In 2014, with your help, we will reach the goal of $100 million raised since we started in 1942. To help celebrate this goal, we have established the $100 Million Dollar Club. We invite everyone who gives to UWNNS in any amount to become a "$100 Million Dollar Club" member.”

    Click here to join us by giving today!

  • 71 Stories for 71 Years

    Follow us on Pinterest as we share stories from over the years, beginning with our founding on October 29, 1942, and how we continue to successfully serve northern Nevada and the Sierra for over 70 years.

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