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Centennial to Centenarian: Thanks for All You Do

Celebrating Adele Corvin, long-time donor who turns 100 this year along with United Way Bay Area.     As part of our Centennial Celebration, United…

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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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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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TARGET HOSTS CAREER EXPLORATION FOR BAY AREA YOUTH

Bay Area Target store managers team up to speak to youth from East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation   Have you ever wondered why there…

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HOW I BECAME AN ADVOCATE THROUGH WOMEN UNITED

  By: Barbara Bennett I never ever imagined myself being a “lobbyist.” But for a day in mid-February last year (right before the California State…

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WHY PHILANTHROPY MATTERS TO REAL PEOPLE

Rose Brantley has lived in her Cupertino apartment complex for over 21 years. In nearly all that time, the 78-year-old West Valley resident worked just…

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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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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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Toast for a Cause: A Galentine’s Day Celebration

The COVID-19 pandemic and sheltering in place has left many of us craving in-person connection as we navigate a virtual world. Meeting new people and…

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Looking Forward

It is understandable looking back over the past year at all the things missed out, postponed, or lost during the year. Instead, I’d like to…

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