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PLUS: United Way Incentives

Can We Count On U?

RHS Graduate Featured in United Way of Berks Video

Goal Tracker

  • October 19, 2020

    Woo-hoo! We hit our 20+20 United Way Campaign goal in the first week! We’ve raised more than $41,000 so far. Thank you to all of the employees who have donated. Donations will be accepted until November 6, 2020. Every dollar counts – and will help people and non-profit organizations in our community.

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  • October 8, 2020

    We're gearing up for our 20+20 U-Knighted Campaign. E-pledge forms will be sent on October 12, 2020, and our campaign will wrap up on November 6, 2020. Our goal is to raise $40,000 and have 40 percent staff participation and have 40 current contributors increase their giving.

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  • October 5, 2020

    Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, the Reading School District raised more than $43,000 last year and received the United Way's prestigious 2019 Education Excellence Award. Thank you, Red Knights!

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U-Knighted Goal

  • Stand U-Knighted with RSD! Participate in our 20+20 United Way Campaign from October 12 through November 16 2020

    Our district goal is:

    20 +20 | $40,000
    To raise $40,000 for United Way of Berks County and local organizations.

    40 percent
    To have 40 percent -- or approximately 800 -- of our district employees make a contribution. Every $1 counts! 

    40 current contributors increase giving

    To have 40 of our current United Way contributors increase their giving by at least $1. 

    Starting October 12, 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 by request.

    Our campaign wraps up on November 6. 


  • Kindergarten Boot Camp

    Mini-Grants for RSD Teachers

    Ready. Set. Read!

    Red Knights in Training - Kindergarten Boot Camp

    Raising a Reader

    Communities in Schools.

Paper Pledge Forms

  • United Way paper pledge forms will be available by request for those staff members who do not have access to district e-mail. If you are an employee without an e-mail address but you are interested in donating to this year's RSD United Way Campaign, please contact your direct surpervisor or prinicpal. Completed forms should be returned inter-office mail to the Superintendent's Office in the Administration Building by November 6, 2020.

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 residents in Reading.  Last year, more than 100,000 local children, families and seniors benefited from more than 50 United Way funded programs. 

    When donating, you can select to designate your donation for the United Way Community Cares Fund or to the United Way's agency partners. 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 Encore

    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

    Opportunity House

    Primary Care/Mental Health Integration: A program of The Reading Hospital

    Safe Berks

    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