Kids Free to Grow Receives United Way of York County Investment

Kids Free to Grow today announced that it has been awarded a one-year grant totaling $13,425 by United Way of York County (UWYC). This investment will provide evidence-based parent education to adults of York County and Healthy Relationship Project to children age 3 to 13 years of age. UWYC creates meaningful, lasting change, by connecting people and resources to improve lives and create better communities. 

Our partnership shares a vision of strong York County based on a foundation of trust, respect, and a willingness to collaborate. Together, we can make a difference in the way we learn, live, and work to enjoy longer and better lives. It is UWYC’s belief that working together we can do more than either organization can accomplish alone.  

Thanks to the continued support of many individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout York County this year, UWYC investments totaled $622,588, supporting 59 programs from 39 organizations. “Considering these very challenging times, we are enormously grateful to those companies and individuals throughout York County who were able to support our fundraising efforts this past year,” said UWYC President and CEO Brian Petrovek. 

Kids Free to Grow continues to provide prevention education to professionals, parents and families, and children of York County we work toward our mission: To prevent child abuse and neglect by empowering children and families in York County. 

For more information about our programs visit our website at or you can find us on Facebook at Kids Free to Grow – Home | Facebook  

To Learn more about the United Way of York County and be a part of the change you want to see in our local communities, we invite you to visit or call 207-985-3359 to learn how you can Give, Advocate or Volunteer. 

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