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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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JOIN UNITED WAY BAY AREA’S 2021 BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE

  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…

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VIRTUAL BOOK DRIVE ENGAGES BAY AREA YOUTH IN SELF-AFFIRMING SUMMER READING

  By: Jodie Kench For the first time, United Way Bay Area hosted a Virtual Book Drive with the goal of compiling dynamic book bags…

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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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Living our mission at the ballot box–yes on 15

As a nonprofit leader, I’ve always strongly believed that nonprofit organizations cannot truly meet their missions through programmatic work alone. For United Way Bay Area…

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Free Financial Coaching for Every Community College Student in San Mateo County

SparkPoint at College of San Mateo Aims to Foster Financial Independence Among Students Where can families, students and others find one-stop free financial services to…

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1 District, 3 SparkPoint Centers

  A SparkPoint Center for every community college in San Mateo County Students and community members in San Mateo County will soon have access to…

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The NFL and UWBA Kickoff ‘Character Playbook’

In response to the growing issue of bullying across the nation, United Way Bay Area (UWBA) teamed up with the San Francisco 49ers and the…

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Support Opportunity Youth Reengagement Month

August generally marks the end of summer as students and parents, filled with a sense of excitement and expectations, get ready for the school year…

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Creating Opportunity for Family

  A Two-Generation Approach   Children living in poverty are five times more likely to drop out of high school than their higher-income peers, and…

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