United Way of McPherson County has awarded grants totaling $4,605.00 to five area preschools. The designated funds will support scholarships for students demonstrating financial need. Recipients include Good Beginnings Preschool, Sonshine Preschool and Angel Depot in McPherson; Mustard Seeds Preschool in Marquette; and Cradles to Crayons in Moundridge.
United Way has invested $33,595.50 in county-wide preschool scholarships since the program’s inception in 2007. The program addresses the goal of providing financial assistance to lower-income families pursuing enrollment in Kindergarten readiness programs.
Managed by a volunteer board of directors, United Way of McPherson County supports human service organizations by funding and promoting programs addressing issues related to education, health and income.