United Way Bay Area (UWBA) would like to send a huge thank you to all the individuals and groups who volunteered during 2020-2021. Despite the…Read More from the article "WORKING TOGETHER ON YOUTH EMPLOYMENT"
By: Kevin Zwick Growing up, having a safe and stable home meant that my sister and I had a sturdy foundation on which to…Read More from the article "HOME IS WHERE THE START IS"
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…Read More from the article "TOGETHER WE ROSE TO THE CHALLENGE – OUR 2020 IMPACT REPORT"
Did you know that one of the biggest and most successful poverty-fighting programs happens at tax time? The Earned Income Tax Credit, (EITC for short),…Read More from the article "EITC – The April 15th Tax-Day Deadline Has Been Extended"
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…Read More from the article "New UWBA Report Looks at Health and Wealth Connection During COVID-19"
Staying in school has never been more difficult. But SparkPoint knows how to get students back on track. United Way Bay Area’s SparkPoint program is…Read More from the article "Report: UWBA’s SparkPoint Improves Student Persistence at Community Colleges"
CalSavers is California’s state-sponsored workplace retirement savings program that makes it easy for small business employees to save for their futures. Through automatic payroll contributions…Read More from the article "CalSavers Retirement Savings: How One Oakland Coffee House Is Supporting Its Workers"
This holiday season, you can double your impact on the fight against homelessness! When you give to United Way between December 1-31, 2019, The Starbucks…Read More from the article "Fighting Homelessness – One Person, One Cup, One Neighborhood at a Time"
Carmen learned the value of SparkPoint financial coaching firsthand; now she’s helping others to do the same. Carmen was dropping off her son at preschool…Read More from the article "From Volunteer to Client to Staff"
Through hard work and a little help from SparkPoint, Jesse started his own catering business; now he’s paying it forward. When hard times hit, Jesse—like…Read More from the article "Tacos for the Win"