Trunk or Treats and Halloween Fun at United Community
We enjoyed a fun-filled Halloween weekend with the community. On Friday, the Family Achievement Program celebrated Trunk or Treat at the Pillar Church of Woodlawn. It was great to see the decorated cars and kids and parents in costumes. On Sunday afternoon, the Sacramento Neighborhood Center held its Trunk or Treat and Resource Fair. Participants […]
United Community Welcomes Interns to Our Programs
Every year, United Community recruits interns to work within our agency as they pursue both graduate and undergraduate degrees. In the last few weeks, we have welcomed several interns who will be joining us during the academic year: Jacey Lynn Edwards, an MSW intern who will be at Creekside Community Center as a Youth Development […]
Family Fun Day
Last Saturday’s rain held off long enough to make the Family Fun Day, hosted by our Family Achievement Program (FAP), a huge success. The entire community was invited to come out to celebrate the hard and accomplishments work of families involved with FAP.
FAP Field Trip to Women Giving Back
The Family Achievement Program (FAP) hosted an outing for families at Women Giving Back, an organization that supports women and children in crisis by providing quality clothing at no cost. The FAP team provided transportation to 26 mothers, three children, and a two-week-old infant to Women Giving Back’s facility in Loudoun County, where the mothers were able to select items of clothing, shoes, purses, and jewelry for themselves and their families.
Building Brighter Futures
United Community’s Family Achievement Program (FAP) is centered around helping families achieve self-sufficiency and independence through one-on-one coaching, connecting them to community resources, and partnering with organizations and programs that share our desire to help families succeed. Our new partnership with Building Momentum is an amazing example of how FAP helps participants achieve their goals and learn valuable skills.
From Volunteer to Full-time Employee
Zulemy Loza officially joined United Community nearly one year ago as a coach with the Family Achievement Program (FAP), but we’ve benefited from her commitment to the community for six years. In 2016, Zulemy was in her junior year at West Potomac High School when she began volunteering with United Community through the Public Safety […]
Afghan Refugees Rebuild Their Lives
After fleeing Afghanistan as refugees, one family works with United Community to rebuild their lives.
Black History Month Roundup
As February comes to a close, we look back at what United Community’s activities and events over the past month that were centered around learning more about and celebrating Black culture in the United States.