Developing youth into healthy, responsible citizens
  • Mentoring programs
  • Strengthening families through improvement of parenting skills
  • Teaching leadership, service and compassion to youth
  • Homework help, nutritious snacks, and safe after-school and summertime activities
  • Promotion of physical fitness
The following youth programs were funded:
Big Brothers Big Sisters 475-7801
Community and School Based Mentoring:  Creates positive relationships between local children and caring community members that have direct and measurable impact on the child’s life and future.
Girl Scouts of the NW Great Lakes (888)747-6945
The Girl Scout Leadership Experience will teach girls to discover themselves, connect with others, and take action to make the world a better place.
Lake Superior Village Youth & Family Center 228-3771
After School Program: Provides a safe, healthy and supportive environment for youth after school and during the summer. Special programs to enhance family togetherness and community participation.
STAR Children's Bereavement Services 228-3771
To provide grieving children and their families a safe environment and support system within which to share experiences, learn together and understand that they are not alone in their grief.
Superior Watershed Partnership 228-609
Superior Watershed Partnership promotes community actions that ensure a sustainable environment; this includes K-12 education and conservation programs for young adults.
Teaching Family Homes 249-5437
Teen Tuesdays: Provide local youth with positive, substance-free activities and demonstrate community-wide effort to support local youth.
YMCA 227-9622
Strong Kids Scholarship Program: Provides YMCA memberships and programs to all, regardless of their inability to pay.

United Way in Your Community

All of us want to give back to our community and make it safer and healthier for our families, our friends and our neighbors. That’s why they support the United Way of Marquette County.
  • United Way of Marquette County only uses 6% of it's budget for administrative costs
  • All money raised in Marquette County stays in Marquette County
  • United Way of Marquette County is made up of 29 partner agencies
  • United Way of Marquette County has 24 Board members, ensuring diversity
  • Community Volunteers decide what programs get funded and how much

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