"Encourage personal advancement through education."
Education Goal: All Mahaska County students enter school ready to learn and graduate prepared for careers.
Objective: UWMC will support programs that assist in school readiness, early grade literacy, and career and life preparedness in our communities.
Ensure families in need have access to the supplies that will help their children thrive in school through Operation Backpack.
Support United Ways of Iowa in their Reading Corps Program, which brings volunteers into elementary schools with the goal of every student being proficient in reading by third grade.
Partner with agencies that address our objective through financial giving and other supports.
Research, develop, and launch an Imagination Library program in Mahaska County.
Develop and deploy a base of volunteers in Mahaska County schools.