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Our Programs

United Way of Thurston County supports a variety of programs.
The following are the programs for 2017-2018.

United Way Programs

Reading Buddies; Right From the Start-Rochester; Kindergarten Calendar

Women United

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Washington- GIRL POWER! Providing Opportunities for Workforce Readiness


Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County- SMART Girls


CIELO- Transforming Lives, Stitch by Stitch


Expanding Your Horizons- Thurston County STEM Conference for Middle School Girls


Family Support Center of South Sound- Family Housing and Economic Stability Project


Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services- Direct Representation Initiative


TOGETHER!- Black Hills High School Girls Outreach Club


Washington Center for Women in Business- Scholarship Program


YWCA of Olympia- Women’s Economic Empowerment Program and the Social Empowerment & Economic Advancement Network



Funded Programs

Behavioral Health Resources

School-Based Support for At-Risk Youth in Olympia and Yelm

Child Care Action Council of Thurston County

Raising a Reader

CIELO Project/Radio Ranch

Connecting the Dots; Latino Kids, Their Parents, and School Success 

Community Action Council of Lewis, Mason & Thurston Counties

Women, Infants & Children

Pizza Klatch

Lunchtime Support Groups for LGBTQA+ Youth

Rochester Organization of Families

Emergency Needs; Kids' Place After-school & Summer Program


SafePlace Community Services - Basic Needs

Senior Services for South Sound

Senior Nutrition Program

Thurston County Food Bank

Food Bank Collaborative


Community Schools

YWCA of Olympia

The Other Bank