January is National Mentor Month, and January 17th is designated as International Mentoring Day. Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring...Read More
Single, Working Mother Receives the Gift of Transportation through Underriner Motors Car Giveaway
One local family received the gift of transportation this holiday season thanks to the Underriner Motors Car Giveaway, a partnership between Underriner Motors and United Way of Yellowstone County, on December 20 at 10 am.
Thanks to Tocqueville Society...Read More
We are continually amazed by the kindness and generosity of our community! Throughout October and November local businesses collected non-perishable foods and today we wrapped up our annual Cat vs. Griz food drive by distriubting the items to schools and agencies in our communities.
Now, we're not claiming to have had any impact on the outcome of...Read More
John Pender, a member of Billings Boy Scout troop 7, needed to complete a volunteer project in the community to attain a Citizenship in the Community merit badge. He wanted to collect donated school supplies for Lewis and Clark middle school. In his research on how to organize such a project, he discovered that the United Way of Yellowstone County...Read More
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We are currently accepting applications for Youth Volunteer Corps, a community service club that offers local volunteer opportunities to youth ages 11-18. It is a great way for young adults to get involved in their community!
Volunteer to help canvas local neighborhoods with door hangers and information to help students be at the first day of school and beyond.
To participate, choose the date(s) that works best for you on our Canvassing Calendar and click on the link to be connected with the school principal who can get you signed up.
For more information or to...Read More
YOUR INPUT NEEDED! The Department of Commerce's has put together a survey as part of its Montana Ready Communities Initiative that is designed to collect public input on primary shocks and stressors experienced across the state, along with local efforts currently in place to address these issues. Data will be compiled and shared at their...Read More
With more than 2,000 families with children in poverty in Yellowstone County, United Way is bringing awareness to the situation in a whole new way through an interactive simulation.
This simulation gives faculty a chance to better understand how to help students...Read More