Education

Our Goal

At United Way of the Eastern Panhandle, we are committed to helping all children achieve their full potential.

Our Strategy

By focusing on children in poverty we are developing partnerships, mobilizing volunteers and providing resources to strengthen early childhood development and improve academic proficiency in reading and math.

Did you know?

The brain is shaped by genes and experiences and how they work together. Brain development occurs most rapidly in the first three years of life with over 700 new neural connections being formed every second. Economists estimate the return on investment to the public ranges between $4 and $16 for every $1 invested in early childhood programs for low-income children.