Operation UNITE Receives AmeriCorps Grant
August 10, 2018
Following up on story about Kentucky receiving grant funding through AmeriCorps, one organization benefitting is Operation UNITE. Operation UNITE has been awarded funding to place 54 full-time Serve Kentucky AmeriCorps members in elementary schools across southern and eastern Kentucky during the 2018-19 school year. Through a $658,000 grant from the federal Corporation for National and Community Service, AmeriCorps members serving with UNITE will provide math tutoring, drug prevention, and healthy living education to students in 15 counties- Carter, Floyd, Harlan, Johnson, Laurel, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Morgan, Owsley, Pike, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne, and Wolfe.