We are part of the change



excelerate success

Excelerate Success, a partnership that brings together a broad range of community partners with a shared community vision to prepare all of our region's children for success in school and in life. Spokane County United Way serves as the backbone organization that connects and convenes stakeholders around it's shared agenda.

The mission of Excelerate Success - for every child in Spokane County to be cared for, confident and competent—from cradle to career - aligns with Spokane County United Way's education goal of creating opportunities for all people to achieve their potential.

The name Excelerate Success signals a commitment to lift up excellence as a standard for all children as well as a recognition that we need to accelerate the pace to achieve meaningful change for those students currently in the education pipeline. This approach builds on our regional community's existing strengths and assets to improve education outcomes.

To learn more, visit Excelerate Success website.


United Way investments focus resources

The United Way Board of Directors recently approved $665,000 in new two-year funding for five local organizations and two community collaborations, and awarded two one- time capacity grants to support mentoring programs.
These new investments support United Way’s ongoing efforts to engage new partners, enhance community capacity and focus resources to support children and youth success from cradle to career.  read complete story-


Frontier Behavioral Health
offers Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid is a structured course that teaches individuals how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps participants identify, understand, and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.mental health
Given that one in five individuals suffers from a mental illness in any given year, just about anyone would benefit from this training.
To inquire about a course, please call (509) 458-7453.
More information.

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