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First and Goal: A Day with the Raiders

UWBA and the NFL's event for Oakland elementary school students

Bay Area Young Professional Challenges Others to Give Back to their Community

Amy Ko shares her experiences as a professional volunteer leader in the nonprofit sector.

Noah Lichtenstein's Vision of UWBA's Future

Eight- Year UWBA Board Member Talks Struggles and Successes

Let's Talk Jobs

One week from today, people across the nation will gather with friends and family for Thanksgiving.

Youth Jobs+ Intern Spotlight: Pilar from Triple Voodoo

Youth Jobs+ has connected more than 19,000 young people with jobs...

Basic Needs

Laying the Groundwork for the 2017 Tax Season

Free tax preparation in the Bay Area can be an ideal space for innovation.

Featured Posts

First and Goal: A Day with the Raiders

UWBA and the NFL's event for Oakland elementary school students

Bay Area Young Professional Challenges Others to Give Back to their Community

Amy Ko shares her experiences as a professional volunteer leader in the nonprofit sector.

Noah Lichtenstein's Vision of UWBA's Future

Eight- Year UWBA Board Member Talks Struggles and Successes

8 Ways to Spread Love in Your Community

Volunteering Opportunities for the Holiday Season--and All Year Round

Time to Get United: A Letter from Anne Wilson

United Way Bay Area's promise and your call to action after the recent presidential election.

Laying the Groundwork for the 2017 Tax Season

Free tax preparation in the Bay Area can be an ideal space for innovation.

Offering Others a Life-Line

Veronica Garcia is a steadfast supporter of United Way who jumps at every chance to give back.

“This Is The Time”

Gloria Bruce on the significance of ballot measure A1

Bad Business and the Housing Crisis

Matt Regan’s Take on Combating Poverty through Ballot Measures A and A1