Our Work

Creating Opportunities for Better Lives for All In Kern County

Everyone deserves opportunities to have a good life, a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. That's why United Way of Kern County's work is focused on the building blocks for a good life:

Learn Well. Earn Well. Live Well.

 

Education

Helping Children and Youth
Achieve Their Potential
Through Education

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Income

Helping Families Become
Financially Stable and Independent

 

Health

Improving People's Health

 

Advancing the common good is less about helping one person at a time and more about changing systems to help all of us. We are all connected and interdependent. We all win when a child succeeds in school, when families are financially stable, when people are healthy.

United Way of Kern County's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. LIVING UNITED means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future.

Our Focus
Vita Income

VITA & FISH

Creating pathways to financial stability by providing free tax services and providing financial literacy courses.

Born Learning & Raising a Reader

Born Learning & Raising a Reader

Preparing children for success in school and in life by empowering parents to be their first teachers.

Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Working to end homelessness with 25 partner member organizations.

Kern Food Policy Council

Kern Food Policy Council

Collaborating to end hunger by working to find innovative, systems-level solutions.

GET INVOLVED
You're part of this community. we know you want to see it succeed. So do we. At United Way, we believe we can do more together as a team. Join us.
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