“I always tell my friends … if you want to feel like a superhero, take 30 minutes out of your day and go read to preschool kids.”
As a human resources lead at Bridgestone, Kendrick is determined to grow and support our community’s pipeline of young leaders. He volunteers for United Way’s Read to Succeed program and deeply believes in the importance of literacy for our community’s future success. “There are a lot of struggles that students face that I’ve never faced. I want to be a part of the solution and not a part of the problem.”

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we're seeing results

$19.8 Million

In tax refunds were returned

1,067

People got higher-earning jobs

$2 Million

In debt reduced for clients

1,088

Individuals improved their finances

Postponed until 2021