2017 Playford Australia Day Awards – Community Initiative of the Year
During 2016 the United We Read program had grown to support 450 children under 5 in Elizabeth Downs and Elizabeth Park and positive reading outcomes were being achieved in the families participating.
SEMI FINALIST 2015 SA Community Achievement Awards
The United We Read program was also a semi-finalist in the 2015 SA Community Achievement Awards Junction Australia Connecting Communities Award category.
Minister for Education Susan Close MP (right) presents the semi-finalist certificate to United Way SA President Mark Phelps and Fundraising Manager Kellie Bartlam
Winner Messenger Northern Awards 2015 Reslient Communicty Partnership
In 2015 United Way SA won the Northern Messenger Resilient Community Partnerships Award for the engagement of the United We Read program with over 20 partner organisations and supporting over 300 children and their families.