The 2021 Real Cost Measure Report again reveals the true high cost of living in the Bay Area and in California. United Ways of…Read More from the article "THE 2021 REAL COST MEASURE REPORT"
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: Ilaf Esuf 71% of our 2-1-1 callers impacted by COVID-19 and housing insecurity are communities of color. Yes, a roof above our head…Read More from the article "HOW COVID-19 AND HOUSING INSECURITY ARE IMPACTING COMMUNITIES OF COLOR"
One of United Way Bay Area’s toughest fights is helping individuals and families afford and access food and other basic needs. In a region as…Read More from the article "CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN SUPPLY AND DEMAND"
By: Jodie Kench Every year, United Way Bay Area hosts a Back-To-School drive to gather essential backpacks and school supplies to help prepare youth…Read More from the article "JOIN UNITED WAY BAY AREA’S 2021 BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE"
By: Kevin Zwick Like many of you, this month I experienced the incredible relief of receiving my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This certainly…Read More from the article "TURNING THE PAGE…"
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"
After his son who had cerebral palsy passed away, Jorge and his wife struggled to keep their home. Everyone experiences emergencies from time to…Read More from the article "GRIEVING PARENTS ALMOST LOSE HOME"
Father and son find out what it’s like to finally feel at home. David and his teenage son, Steven arrived at Compass Family…Read More from the article "A VETERAN AND HIS SON FIND SHELTER AND SUPPORT"