United Way of the Bay Area

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We want you. We need you. And we’ll roll out the red carpet for volunteers like you! Only with your help can we end the cycle of poverty in the Bay Area.

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Volunteer Spotlight


After Courtney started entertaining the idea of launching her own business, she decided to learn more about the tax system. She now puts that knowledge to use by volunteering at a tax site in San Francisco through EKS.

“Taxes can be daunting for anyone. Helping guide people through that—especially when they are refunded much-needed money—is a wonderful feeling.”