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Education

In Crawford County United Way provides funds to these organizations and programs:

Ø N.O.W. (Nutrition on Weekends) nutrition programs in Hutsonville and Palestine that ensure our youth have needed and adequate healthy funds outside of the school day.

Ø Imagination Library – A Dolly Parton Foundation program that places free monthly books in the hands of families of children from birth to age 5.  This program encourages family participation in promoting reading readiness and increases youth succeeding in elementary school and beyond.

Ø Lawrence/Crawford County Association of Exceptional Citizens – Provides discreet and separate educational activities and scholarships that allow exceptional citizens to progress to their highest degree of employment and independence.

Ø Boy Scouts/Girls Scouts – offer educational programs and socialization activities for numerous county youths and encourage citizenship and volunteer spirit.

Ø GED scholarship & Improving Lives scholarship programs (Lincoln Trail College Foundation) – United Way supports opportunities that encourage participation and access to numerous citizens to complete GED status and to participate in college and technical training without boundaries.