First Five | United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

First Five

The First Five program from United Way of Metropolitan Dallas provides high-quality childcare to communities in southern Dallas. As part of the Southern Dallas Thrives Initiative made possible by the PepsiCo Foundation, it provides educationally enriched care by trained educators, offers mothers a chance to enter the workforce and works to expand the available talent pool to help employers fill open positions.

Results & Impact

The First Five program aims to:


Increase the quality of southern Dallas child care centers by providing program enrichment and professional development


Provide 200 mothers the opportunity to work

First Five is part of Southern Dallas Thrives – a partnership between:
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas • PepsiCo/Frito-Lay North America

Key Partner:
ChildCare Group