United Way Worldwide is the leadership and support organization for the network of nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. It advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all, by focusing on education, income and health. The United Way movement mobilizes millions to action — to give, advocate and volunteer — to improve the conditions in which they live.
Sometimes heroes are the ones who encourage us to grab a book and dream. Because of Carolyn Jon, hundreds of kids in Story County now have access to Little Free Libraries. For more, visit heroeffect.com.