United Way of Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties

A nonprofit organization

$2,430 raised by 12 donors

6% complete

$42,000 Goal

Provide free books to local children every month by supporting United Way’s Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library right here in Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties.

Many local children don’t have access to books in their homes, and studies show that providing free books to children every month helps remove barriers to books, increases literacy rates, improves family engagement, and helps children prepare for kindergarten.

United Way of Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties is the proud program partner of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, providing free age-appropriate books to children every month from birth to age five.

Join us! Every $30 provides free monthly books to one child for an entire year, opening doors and making a difference in their lives! Your donation will be matched and DOUBLED, making your donation go even further and supporting more children.

Since this program began in our community, over 200,000 books have been mailed out to local children, helping over 7,800 local children and their families. Join us in investing in local children and providing the strong academic foundation they need to succeed.

Making an Impact with United Way
United Way of Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties is committed to lifting families out of poverty, ensuring children receive a quality education, and keeping seniors connected.

We are proud to have launched an initiative to ensure that by 2032, 80% of local children are prepared for kindergarten.

Local children deserve a strong start in life, and investing in a child in their early years helps ensure they have the skills they need to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Investing in children can make a difference in their lives and our entire community for generations to come.

Access to books and a chance to sit and read with a caregiver are essential to building the foundation for a lifetime of learning and reading. 

Join Us! Invest in local children & future generations. Donate & help ensure local children have access to books.
$30 = Books for one child for one year.

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Organization Data


Organization name

United Way of Cowlitz & Wahkiakum Counties

Tax id (EIN)



KELSO, WA 98626

Service areas

Cowlitz County, WA, US

Wahkiakum County, WA, US



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