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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Pizza Hut® Raises $4060.25 for the United Way of Pitt County’s Early Literacy Program Through Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project Donated funds to enable access to educational resources, empower teachers and inspire readers in Pitt County Pizza Hut recently announced it raised $4060.25 to support the United Way of Pitt County’s Early Literacy Program through Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project, the restaurant company’s global commitment to literacy and...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
PITT COUNTY, N.C.—Women for Women recently awarded a $2,928 grant to United Way of Pitt County. This grant will be used to expand Imagination Library to approximately 100 girls in Pitt County. Imagination Library is a program founded by the Dollywood Foundation that delivers a developmentally appropriate book, hand selected by experts in the field, to each enrolled child once per month at no cost to the family.   United Way of Pitt County...
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
GREENVILLE, N.C.– United Way of Pitt County has released $25,000 in disaster relief funds to the American Red Cross to operate shelter services for residents impacted by Hurricane Matthew in Pitt County. "United Way of Pitt County earmarked funds for disaster relief in 2014, long before the imminent threat of disaster.  We did this because we are part of the community. We are here long before disaster strikes and long after the flood water...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The United Way of Pitt County honored the givers, advocates and volunteers determined to improve the community during its annual meeting Wednesday in downtown Greenville. The event recognized the people who make the United Way's work possible and gave the organization an opportunity to highlight Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, the newest initiative of its partner organization, Books from Birth: An Early Literacy Coalition of Eastern North...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Books From Birth: Early Literacy Coalition of Eastern North Carolina has partnered with several community leaders to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Pitt County! Dolly Parton launched Imagination Library in 1996. Enrolled children receive a new, high quality, age-appropriate book monthly in the mail from birth to age 5 at no cost to families. We are proud to bring Imagination Library to Pitt County because at Books from Birth we want...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The United Way of Pitt County’s Board of Trustees has announced a $734,906 investment in Pitt County. These funds help children enter school ready and remain on track toward graduation, improve family stability and dependency on public assistance through workforce training, and provide a safety net of basic needs services. The Board decision came at the end of a five month process that engaged 30 volunteers.  Simply put, United Way of Pitt...
Monday, June 8, 2015
The Born Learning Trail was created by United Way Worldwide to promote physical activity and early learning opportunities for young children. These trails were developed by early childhood experts and consist of ten interactive outdoor play stations that encourage parents, caregivers and their children to get active, have fun and bond.  The Born Learning Trail at River Park North, sponsored by Grady-White Boats, will include a wildlife garden,...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
United Way of Pitt County and Pitt County Schools will expand its school success initiative, Student Success Academy, to an additional 150 middle school students and their families.  Student Success Academy will target middle school students with year-round academic and social supports to increase their commitment to learning, foster family engagement, and empower youth with the skills necessary for success. The goals of the program include...

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