Dakota's Story

Through United Way funded services, Dakota found a community where he belongs.

By the time Dakota was 16, tensions at home were boiling over. School wasn’t a refuge. He stopped attending his classes. But through the community and assurance he found at HopeSpoke, he rediscovered the value in pursuing an education and the true value in himself.

United Way funds community organizations like HopeSpoke, because no student should be made to feel like their present circumstances are robbing them of an educated future.