Pocono Mountains United Way in The Media

February 22, 2024

Families SMILE with Early Childhood Intervention: WVIA News Interview Recap

In a recent interview with WVIA News, Roxanne Powell, Community Impact Manager for Pocono Mountains United Way, shed light on one of the organization’s impactful programs, SMILE (Supportive Mentoring in Learning and Education). SMILE stands as a testament to Pocono Mountains United Way’s commitment to early childhood intervention, ensuring that children and families receive the support they need for a successful transition into formal education. Click here for the WVIA interview.

Our next community event is at the East Stroudsburg Area School District Kindergarten Fair on Saturday, Feb 24 at East Stroudsburg High School South from 10 AM- 2 PM. Families interested in learning more about the SMILE program or Kindergarten Readiness Calendar can email

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