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In Case of an Emergency

How UWBA Partners Help the Bay Area Stay Ready     Living in the Bay Area comes with its perks: plenty of access to nature…

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UWBA Back-to-School Drive 2022

  How School Supplies Helps Families in Need Stay Afloat 4 minute read School is back in session! This means excitement runs high, as does…

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HOW UWBA HELPS STUDENTS THRIVE

By Kevin Zwick CEO, United Way Bay Area 3 minute read This month, thousands of Bay Area students return to school. It’s an exciting time…

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Targeted Volunteerism

3 Key Takeaways from UWBA’s Week-of-Caring United Way Bay Area (UWBA) has always recognized the gap between community needs and access to resources. In fact,…

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EAN: Access to Basic Needs Support

Why It Remains Crucial in a Post Pandemic World By Laura Escobar An unexpected medical crisis, reduced hours or a lay-off at work, an unusually…

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From Helpline to 211

33 Years of Basic Needs and Emergency Relief By Laura Escobar June 1st marked my 33rd year of working with United Way Bay Area (UWBA)….

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A look back at housing justice

A look back at housing justice in the Bay Area’s Black communities with Urban League of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.   The disparities…

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WEBINAR REPLAY: HOUSING JUSTICE INITIATIVE GRANTS INFORMATIONAL SESSION

  February 2, 2022 The United Way Bay Area hosted a webinar to share information about our recently released Housing Grants. Kevin Jenkins, United Way…

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LAUNCHING OUR NEXT CENTURY OF IMPACT – DISMANTLING POVERTY. REBUILDING FOR EQUITY.

  AMIDST RISING HUNGER, INCOME DISPARITIES, AND HOUSING INSECURITY IN THE REGION, UNITED WAY BAY AREA UNVEILS OUR NEW STRATEGIC PLAN.   By Kevin Zwick,…

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INNOVATING PARTICIPATORY GRANTMAKING THROUGH COMMUNITY-BASED VOICES.

Philanthropists and United Way Bay Area’s new Community Ambassadors Council come together to inform grant making decisions.   January 27, 2022 In December, UWBA hosted…

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