Education

Cynthia’s story: United Way helps STEM whiz kid solve a big problem

Without a graphing calculator, Cynthia’s high-level math courses were made much harder. Good thing United Way has a few friends who could help.

Vicente’s story: a college diploma before graduating high school

Vicente, who will graduate at 17 with his high school diploma and Associate’s Degree, thinks that United Way service provider Trinity River Mission helped develop his skills and abilities so that he could succeed.

Eduardo’s story: Destination: Graduation brightens a student’s future

Through the United Way funded Destination: Graduation program, Eduardo was able to access college preparation courses that raised his SAT scores and helped him achieve his dream of pursuing a college education.

Dallas leads the outdoor classroom movement with REAL School Gardens

Elementary school teacher Ms. Ontiveros says that programs like REAL School Gardens are changing her students’ perception of learning.


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