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UNUSED RENTAL RELIEF FUNDS TO SUPPORT CALIFORNIA RENTERS

CEO of United Way Bay Area, Kevin Zwick, applauds President Biden’s decision to transfer unused rental relief funds to support California renters   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…

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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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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING UWBA’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE!

  By Anton Timms and Scott Marlowe There are hundreds of thousands of Bay Area families that struggle to make ends meet and find it…

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OPINION: WHY BAY AREA NEEDS TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING

Several cities across the region are beginning to confront the racist and exclusionary history of restrictive zoning laws     THIS ARTICLE WAS FIRST PUBLISHED…

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UPLIFT: A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

  Attending a private concert from the comfort of your own home was a novel idea until 2020. Once the pandemic struck, musicians across the…

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CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN SUPPLY AND DEMAND

  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…

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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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UNITED WAY BAY AREA CEO ANNE WILSON TO RETIRE FEBRUARY 28 AFTER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE

  SAN FRANCISCO (January 21, 2020)—United Way Bay Area (UWBA) CEO Anne Wilson has announced her retirement after 40 years of service—she joined the nonprofit…

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UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE LAUNCHES COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND

    United Way Worldwide today announced that it has established the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund to support communities affected by COVID-19. Donations…

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LOCAL NONPROFIT LEADER KEVIN ZWICK JOINS UNITED WAY BAY AREA AS CEO

  The national search for the new CEO of United Way Bay Area (UWBA) has yielded an impact-oriented nonprofit leader with deep expertise in addressing…

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