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Our Programs

United Way of Thurston County supports a variety of programs.
The following are the programs for 2016-17.

United Way Programs

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

Women’s Leadership Council

YWCA’s Economic Empowerment Program; Family Support Center’s Pear Blossom Place; CIELO’s Stitch by Stitch; Boys & Girls Club’s SMART Girls Program; Dry Tikes & Wet Wipes; GRuB’s Project MAMA; SafePlace’s Children & Youth SPEAK program



Funded Programs

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Resilient Kids - Successful Students

C.I.E.L.O. Project

Connecting the Dots: Latino Kids, Spanish- Speaking Parents, and Success in School

Child Care Action Council

Margie's Crisis Nursery;  Kaleidoscope Play & Learn

Community Action Council

Monarch Children's Justice and Advocacy Center

Community Youth Services

Haven House; Rosie's Place; Transitional Housing

Family Education and Support Services

Kinship Care Program

Family Support Center of South Sound

Family Resource Services Navigator Program; Homeless Family Services; Family Justice Center

Garden Raised Bounty

Youth Grow Tumwater and Olympia;  Victory Garden Project

Hands On Children's Museum

The SafePlace Support Group Program

Parent to Parent Support

Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P) program

Pizza Klatch

LGBTQ+ Youth Support Groups


SafePlace Child and Youth Program; Residential Services

South Sound Reading Foundation

Literacy and Learning Outreach

The Evergreen State College Foundation

Gateways for Incarcerated Youth

Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services

Juvenile Record Sealing and Legal Literacy


Tumwater Community Schools;  Evergreen Villages Community Center; Club House Learning Clubs

Capital Recovery Center

Post Incarceration Re-Entry Program (PIRP) Social  Services

Catholic Community Services SW

The Community Kitchen;  Volunteer Chore Services;  Drexel House

CHOICE Regional Health Network

ABCD Prenatal Oral Health

PCAF (Pierce County AIDS Foundation)

Thurston County HIV Mental Health Case Management; Prevention Services

Rebuilding Together Thurston  County

Emergency Services Program

Senior Services for South Sound

STARS Adult Day Car; Sharing Teens and Elders Project; Senior Nutrition Program

The Crisis Clinic

Crisis Intervention, Community Education and Referral

Thurston County Food Bank

Food Bank Collaborative

YWCA of Olympia

Girls Circle;  Girls Without Limits!

Homes First!

Tenancy Support Coordinator

Interfaith Works

Interfaith Works Shelter Navigation Team

Mercy Housing Northwest

Service-Enriched Affordable Housing


Quixote Village

Rochester Organization of Families (ROOF Community Services)

Kids' Place After-school & Summer Program Emergency and Family Services


Homeless Coordinated Entry;  Rapid Rehousing


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