Our youth need your support
This Berkshire United Way community-led coalition works to increase access to positive and healthy opportunities to help youth flourish. Together, we coordinate resources across the county and among agencies to help laser-focus youth toward future college and career planning using real-time, data-based interventions and program monitoring.
You Help Us Achieve
Positive relationships with adults
73% of our youth feel connected to caring adults/positive role models through mentoring programs.
Building skills for the future
93% of our youth are developing soft skills, like critical thinking/problem solving, communication, and teamwork and collaboration.
Hands-on work experience
124 individuals participated in internships resulting in 96% of them meeting or exceeding expectations on the Work Ethic and Professionalism Skills Scale.