Impact and Programs
Mailed an average of 841 books monthly to children up to the age of 5.
Fed nearly 150 schoolchildren every weekend at the early childhood learning center, 3 public elementary schools, middle school, and alternative learning center in Hastings ISD #200.
Held quarterly Helping Kids Succeed (HKS) community discussions which identified needs such as:
- a one-stop resource guide for the community; developed UWH Resource Guide for Children, Youth and Families and disseminated to 1,000 community members; also online.
- educational needs determined by teen feedback; held 4 Life 101 educational sessions with nearly 50 attendees on topics such as college debt and individual safety.
Provided a healthy meal for approximately 50 schoolchildren during Alternative Spring Break.
Reviewed 48 high school senior scholarship applications and awarded the UWH LIVE UNITED scholarship.
Partially funded 5 AmeriCorps Promise Fellows at Hastings Middle School to work with over 100 students having academic, attendance, and/or behavioral challenges.
Complete organizational vision planning to determine directions and strategices for organization.
Vision planning will determine programs.
Community or Constituency Served
all individuals in Hastings area
Geographic Area Served
Individuals living within Independent School District #200 including Hastings, Hampton, Miesville, New Trier, Vermillion, Welch, and portions of Dakota County, Washington County, and Goodhue County