Can We Count On U?
2018 United Way Campaign Video
PLUS: United Way Incentives
Did You Know?
United Way of Berks County serves tens of thousands of Berks Countians from all over our community each year, including our staff members, students and 30,649 residents in Reading. Last year, more than 100,000 local children, families and seniors benefited from more than 50 United Way funded programs.
Following is a list of United Way of Berks County agency partners:
United Way Community Care Fund
American Cancer Society: Berks County Unit
American Red Cross Tri-County Chapter
Berks Connections/Pretrial Services
Berks County Intermediate Unit Child Care
Berks Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Berks Visiting Nurse Association
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Berks County
Birdsboro Community Memorial Center
Boyertown Area Multi Services, Inc.
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown
Centro Hispano Daniel Torres, Inc.
Co-County Wellness Services
Communities In Schools of the Lehigh Valley
Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania
Family Guidance Center
Friend, Inc. Community Services
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance
Habitat for Humanity of Berks County, Inc.
Hawk Mountain Council: Boy Scouts of America
Jewish Familiy Service: A program of the Jewish Federation of Reading
Literacy Council of Reading-Berks
MidPenn Legal Services
Olivet Boys & Girls Club of Reading and Berks County
Primary Care/Mental Health Integration: A program of The Reading Hospital
The Berks Coalition to End Homelessness, Inc
The Children's Home of Reading
The Salvation Army: Reading Corps
The Salvation Army: Service Extension Unit
Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
YMCA of Reading & Berks County
For more information about the agency partners and how United Way assists them, visit: https://ecommunity.uwberks.org/servlet/eAndar.article/117/Agency-Partners
Stand U-Knighted with RSD! Our district goal is to raise $30,000 for United Way of Berks County and local organizations.
Starting Friday, October 5, e-pledge forms will be sent to employees via your district e-mail.
If you are a staff member who does not have a district e-mail address, a personalized paper pledge form will be available at your building. Please ask your building principal for your form.
Wow, RSD! We did it! You have made our campaign a success. Thanks to your generosity, we have exceeded our goal. To date, we have raised $32,193.27 for United Way of Berks County and its local partner agencies. Your contributions will help those in our commuinity who need it most. #RSDproud #StandUKnighted
Paper Pledge Forms
United Way paper pledge forms were sent to each building in early October for those staff members who do not have district e-mail addresses. If you are an employee without an e-mail address but you are interested in donating to this year's RSD United Way Campaign, you can pick up your form from your building principal or main office. Completed forms should be returned inter-office mail to the Superintendent's Office in the Administration Building as soon as possible.
Stand U-Knighted Poster
Thanks to our amazing RSD employees and their generosity, our United Way of Berks County Campaign is off to a great start!
If you want our Stand U-Knighted sign for selfies or to hang in your classroom/office space, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
We'll get you one!
U-Knighted Campaign Special Projects
Thank “U” …
Notes of Appreciation for donors
Elementary Students and Staff
Can We Help “U?” Coin Collections
Secondary Students and Staff
I contributed. Did “U?”
Social Media Campaign
RSD PROGRAMS SUPPORTED BY UNITED WAY
Mini-Grants for RSD Teachers
Ready. Set. Read!
Red Knights in Training - Kindergarten Boot Camp
Raising a Reader
Communities in Schools.
Loaned Campaign Specialists
Reading High School alum Danielle Kelly of Carpenter Technology Corporation is one of this year's Loaned Campaign Specialists. She might be visiting your school! Meet the rest of the specialists: www.uwberks.org.