YSU United Way

Wednesday, July 26 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  

#YSUnited

 

Youngstown State University and the United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley are UNITED AND PROUD!  Our students, faculty and staff are playing an important role in United Way's work.  We want to show you just how we are helping United Way impact children and families in the Mahoning Valley.

Watch the Kickoff event


United Way & YSU

United Way and YSU team up to make a difference in the lives of children living in Youngstown.
 

YSU Volunteer spotlight Hanah - YSU students volunteer for Success After 6. Learn about their experiences.

 

YSU Volunteer spotlight Maddie - United Way and YSU team up to make a difference in the lives of children living in Youngstown. YSU students volunteer for Success After 6. Learn about their experiences.

 

United Way's Success After 6 focuses on the whole child and the whole family. It provides wrap-around services to children in Youngstown. Success After 6 Coordinator Brenda Scott gives you some insight into the program.


The YSU Community is making an IMPACT through United Way:

  1. Success After 6 is showing significant results with at-risk students closing the achievement gap.  United Way could not do this without YSU's support!
    • YSU Honors Students serve as tutors
    • YSU Students and Athletes volunteer in the after -school program
    • YSU hosted basketball and tennis instruction for students in the Summer Learning Program
  2. YSU Education Students serve as Reading Buddy volunteers for Imagination Library
  3. YSU Greek Life raises money, collects canned goods, and donates clothing to the United way and its funded agencies each holiday season.
  4. YSU Faculty and Staff serve on the boards of United Way and its funded agencies.
  5. YSU hosts the larges VITA site for income tax assistance.

 

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