Youth Success

At United Way of Greater Mercer County, we promote early reading and college readiness. We strive to provide families with exposure to books, access to technology, and enrichment opportunities to nurture success.  


We provide college admissions essay seminars to college-bound students to help them get closer to attending their college of choice. Students learn techniques on how to write a compelling college admissions essay. We partner with nonprofits like Boys and Girls Clubs to assist their students. Learn more...

Education kits

A kit is comprised of an age-appropriate book and supporting activities for elementary-age children. Reading a book and engaging in the accompanying activities support the development of a child's literacy, science, math, and creative skills. 


In partnership with TDI (Trenton Digital Initiative) Connect, we help identify individual and corporate computer donations. TDI refurbishes computers and laptops donated by organizations. Through our various partners, we help identify the recipient families, including families from the Reading Oasis initiative. Learn more...