Kevin’s story: from inmate to entrepreneur

Kevin was a chronic substance abuser and while in prison for drug distribution, he enrolled in the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) and got his life on track.


Logan’s story: homeless at 19

After aging out of the foster care system, Logan was living alone and in his car. Now thanks to CASA, he has a home, a family, and a future.


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.


Natasha’s story: first-time business owner

As a single mother of two, Natasha dreamed of being able to provide for her family as an entrepreneur. She is now a business owner and changed her financial future forever. See how United Way helped her reach her goal.


Katherine’s story: hometown hero pays it forward

Every day this summer, Katherine will visit low-income housing areas, where she hands out nutritious meals and snacks and plays games with more than 100 kids.


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