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Together we can #SpreadtheWords

Fighting for every low-income New Yorker in every community

Together, We Can

Building a strong community that takes care of everyone who lives here depends on your generous support.

Kids from low-income neighborhoods hear 30 million fewer words by age three than their more affluent peers. That's a big number, we're not afraid to take on. At United Way of New York City our ReadNYC program helps #SpreadtheWords and give the gift of literacy, opportunity, and self-sufficiency. No matter the obstacles and no matter the odds, we surround our community’s problems... and we fight.

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