By Kevin Zwick, CEO As 2021 comes to a close, the holiday season is in full swing, and many of us are taking time…Read More from the article "A SEASON OF HOPE AMID CHALLENGING TIMES"
By Kevin Zwick At this stage in our pandemic recovery, typical economic indicators are pointing upwards, including new hires and wage gains. Despite these…Read More from the article "AS FOOD PRICES RISE, UWBA CONTINUES OUR FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER"
Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments? This article is the last in our…Read More from the article "PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 3 OF A 3-PART SERIES"
Did you know that over 148,000 Bay Area residents are NOT caught up on their rent payments? Last year, United Way Bay Area worked…Read More from the article "PAYING RENT IS STILL A CHALLENGE PART 1"
By: Kevin Zwick A year ago this month, I came to United Way Bay Area inspired by this organization’s 100-year history tackling the root…Read More from the article "THE CHILD TAX CREDIT: AN EQUITABLE SOLUTION TO HELP KIDS THRIVE"
By: Barbara Bennett I never ever imagined myself being a “lobbyist.” But for a day in mid-February last year (right before the California State…Read More from the article "HOW I BECAME AN ADVOCATE THROUGH WOMEN UNITED"
By Traci Young, Labor Liaison to United Way Bay Area; Community Services Director, Contra Costa Labor Council AFL-CIO Fifty years ago, on April 28th…Read More from the article "COMMEMORATING WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY"
Zimka, a volunteer, helps families in the Bay Area get the tax refund they deserve – for free. Zimka, a Bay Area tax accountant,…Read More from the article "MAKING AN IMPACT DURING TAX SEASON"
When crisis hits and survival mode kicks in, it’s hard to think straight, to know where to turn for help. That’s where Sara* found herself…Read More from the article "SARA HAD NOWHERE ELSE TO GO, THEN SHE FOUND 211"
By: Kevin Zwick 2020 Impact Report (PDF) Through the generous support of donors, volunteers, and partners like you, United Way Bay Area was able to…Read More from the article "TOGETHER WE ROSE TO THE CHALLENGE – OUR 2020 IMPACT REPORT"