Goal:  Cradle to career support for academic success.

Focus Areas

School Readiness

Objective:  Impact at least 6000 children in our service area through support of early childhood literacy, early childhood education, and other school readiness initiatives.
United Way initiative focused on School Readiness:
  •     Reach Out & Read

School Success

Objective:  Support programs that successfully obtain and sustain student academic success for at least 1000 students in the Marshfield Area United Way service area.
United Way initiative focused on School Success:
  •     Backpack & School Supply Drive
Partners focused on School Success:
  •     Spencer Kids Group

Parental Support and Skill Enhancement

Objective:  Increase both the availability and level of parent participation in parental support and skill enhancement programs by 20%.
Partners focused on Parental Support & Skill Enhancement
  •     Family Resource Center

Increase number of Mentors, Tutors and Readers

Objective:  Increase by 20%, both the number of tutors, readers and mentors, as well as, the children and youth benefitting from the service provided.
Partners focused on Increasing the Number of Mentors, Tutors and Readers
  •     Big Brothers Big Sisters
  •     Chippewa Valley Boy Scouts
  •     Girl Scouts of the Great Northwestern Lakes
  •     Pathway Partners
  •     Memory Lane Farm