Valentine’s Day is coming. Whether single or attached, you could make someone feel special. As Congress makes critical decisions about spending cuts, our nation’s vulnerable children and families need your love and support.

 

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Local Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Supports United Way's Work in Early Childhood Education

 

 

Chris Jackson, Pi Gamma Omega Chapter member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., reads "Is your Mama a Llama?" to pre-k students in Ms. Kirsten and Ms. Eryn's class at Dennis Early Childhood Center. (Photo United Way of Rock River Valley)

 

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Calendars Help Parents Prepare Winnebago School District Pre-K Students to Enter Kindergarten Ready to Learn

 

 

David Schroepfer, United Way volunteer and co-chair of the Success By 6 Advisory Council, distributes Kindergarten Readiness Calendar to pre-k students in Mrs. Reinke class at Dorothy Simon Elementary. (Photo United Way of Rock River Valley)

 

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Calendars Help Parents Prepare Rochelle Child Care Center Pre-K Students to Enter Kindergarten Ready to Learn

 

 

Jennie Beckman, United Way Director of Ogle County, helps students Rochelle Child Care Center find the activity for the day in their 2013 Kindergarten Readiness Calendar. (Photo United Way of Rock River Valley)

 

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Building Trades Donates $4,950 to United Way’s Early Childhood Education Initiative

 

 

Delegates of the Northwestern Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council present a check to United Way in support of early childhood educaiton. (Photo United Way of Rock River Valley)

 

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For thousands of area youth, middle school is the defining moment in their lives. See how United Way and its partners are creating a movement to help middle school students achieve success. Visit www.movethemiddlenow.org.

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