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A BEACON OF HOPE – AN OPEN “THANK YOU” NOTE TO MACKENZIE SCOTT

  Author: Ena Yasuhara Li Tis the season for thank you notes. As we start the new year, many of us may be writing thank…

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA JOINS FORCES WITH ALE INDUSTRIES

Cheers for a Cause raises awareness and funds for UWBA SparkPoint centers.   Oakland’s longest-running brewery, Ale Industries, partnered with United Way Bay Area (UWBA)…

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SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS JOINED WITH UNITED WAY FOR OUR WEEK OF SERVICE

  Simon-Kucher & Partners, a leading global consultancy firm, partnered with United Way Bay Area to connect with communities across the United States in the…

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DELOITTE PARTNERS WITH UWBA TO ENGAGE YOUTH IN DESIGN-THINKING

  By: Anton Timms Deloitte partnered with United Way Bay Area and Visitacion Valley High School in San Francisco to engage over 100 8th graders…

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LIVE UNITED IN PRIDE

  By Christopher Berini In the summer of 1969, at the end of June, a brave group of transgender, gay, lesbian, bisexual and queer patrons…

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RESILIENCE AND HOPE IN SAN JOSE

  By: Mandy Lew In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, San Jose has been hit particularly hard. Santa Clara County was among the first…

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UWBA’S SPARKPOINT PROVIDES A SAFETY NET FOR COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENTS

By Channa Sweet United Way Bay Area has a long history of investing in future generations through our youth workforce development and SparkPoint programs which…

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TURNING THE PAGE…

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…

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COMMEMORATING WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

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…

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MAKING AN IMPACT DURING TAX SEASON

Zimka, a volunteer, helps families in the Bay Area get the tax refund they deserve – for free.   Zimka, a Bay Area tax accountant,…

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