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211: THE BAY AREA’S LIFELINE TO HELP

Help your neighbors get the help they need with a gift to 211. January 21,2022 Millions of Bay Area residents need help recovering from the devastating…

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DISMANTLING POVERTY THROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGES

By: Kevin Zwick    Sparky Harlan, the long-time CEO of Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara, CA, is the most dedicated leader housing homeless youth…

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HOW COVID-19 AND HOUSING INSECURITY ARE IMPACTING COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

  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…

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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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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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TOGETHER WE ROSE TO THE CHALLENGE – OUR 2020 IMPACT REPORT

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…

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New UWBA Report Looks at Health and Wealth Connection During COVID-19

United Way Bay Area’s latest report, SparkPoint Programming During COVID-19: An Assessment of the Health-Wealth Connection, describes the impact of COVID-19 on our SparkPoint program’s…

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

2020 is coming to a close and we all know what that means–it’s time to talk taxes. No, really! While tax policy may not be…

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New, Family-Centered Coaching at SparkPoint Centers

United Way Bay Area’s (UWBA) financial stability program SparkPoint is in an exciting moment of growth and change. In addition to expanding our impact at…

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