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Career Prep 2018

OCTOBER 5 / 10:30am – 1:30pm Join us for a day of networking and skills training! Ernst & Young volunteers are partnering with United Way...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

The new era of corporate giving, explained.
By: Kate Webb

UW Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher talks SPC and more in Harvard Business Review If you follow us on social media, are subscribed to this blog,...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs

Health Care Services Hiring Event: September 19, 2018 11am – 1:30pm

 Homebridge provides home care and support services in San Francisco county. Performing four main types of services personal care, domestic care, paramedical and specialized care...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Show your support for tax refunds.
By: Will White

Act to help more Bay Area families get the tax returns they deserve.   Congress gets back to work this month after its summer recess...

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Jobs

UPS Hiring Event

Get your career Started with job at UPS! UPS is hiring part-time & full-time positions – San Francisco Drivers – Dispatch Supervisors – Package Center...

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Basic Needs | Partners | Philanthropy | Volunteering

Ware Malcomb Volunteers Dive into Summer of Impact
By: Missa Perron

Nation-wide food drive helps those facing food insecurity   United Way’s Summer of Impact is simple: we connect the generosity of our corporate partners with...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

From struggling in school to a job in advertising.

Emilio struggled in school but found passion in a job in advertising through Youth Jobs+.     Like many youth his age, San Francisco Mission...

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Empowering Youth | United Way Bay Area

UWBA and Youth Jobs+ featured in The Atlantic

UWBA’s Larry Berry and Youth Jobs+ success Emilio Diaz talk about the importance of youth jobs In the Bay Area and across the United States,...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

What is Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud?

Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud inspires, connects and empowers employees to engage in social causes   Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud is a game-changing platform that inspires, connects and...

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Impact | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Tax season results are here!
By: Colleen Smallfield

United Way Bay Area’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Program is part of a national effort to provide free tax preparation to working families...

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Career Prep 2018
OCTOBER 5 / 10:30am – 1:30pm Join us for a day of networking and skills training! Ernst & Young volunteers are partnering with United Way Bay Area (UWBA) to host a job-skills training event for local Bay Area... Read More
The new era of corporate giving, explained.
By: Kate Webb
UW Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher talks SPC and more in Harvard Business Review If you follow us on social media, are subscribed to this blog, or have had any interaction with basically any of our employees lately, you... Read More
Health Care Services Hiring Event: September 19, 2018 11am – 1:30pm
Homebridge provides home care and support services in San Francisco county. Performing four main types of services personal care, domestic care, paramedical and specialized care services, Homebridge is currently seeking candidates with previous experience or those interested in... Read More
Show your support for tax refunds.
By: Will White
Act to help more Bay Area families get the tax returns they deserve.   Congress gets back to work this month after its summer recess and legislators will have their hands full with a number of pressing items.... Read More
UPS Hiring Event
Get your career Started with job at UPS! UPS is hiring part-time & full-time positions – San Francisco Drivers – Dispatch Supervisors – Package Center Supervisors – Package Handlers WHEN AND WHERE Tuesday September 4th, 2018 / 4pm... Read More
Ware Malcomb Volunteers Dive into Summer of Impact
By: Missa Perron
Nation-wide food drive helps those facing food insecurity   United Way’s Summer of Impact is simple: we connect the generosity of our corporate partners with the expertise of our incredible community partners. A common request from our community... Read More
From struggling in school to a job in advertising.
Emilio struggled in school but found passion in a job in advertising through Youth Jobs+.   Like many youth his age, San Francisco Mission District native Emilio Diaz says he enjoyed the social aspects of school, but... Read More
UWBA and Youth Jobs+ featured in The Atlantic
UWBA’s Larry Berry and Youth Jobs+ success Emilio Diaz talk about the importance of youth jobs In the Bay Area and across the United States, youth are increasingly moving away from 4-year college degrees, just as low-skill, entry-level... Read More
What is Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud?
Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud inspires, connects and empowers employees to engage in social causes   Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud is a game-changing platform that inspires, connects and empowers employees and organizations to engage in causes they care about to create... Read More
Tax season results are here!
By: Colleen Smallfield
United Way Bay Area’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Program is part of a national effort to provide free tax preparation to working families and individuals by training volunteers to prepare tax returns and identify critical tax... Read More
Could Inclusionary Zoning alleviate the Bay Area’s housing crisis?
By: Will White
Living and working in the Bay Area can be extremely rewarding. From great weather to a vibrant economy to ethnic and cultural diversity, our region offers a number of rewards for potential residents. However for many working families,... Read More
Cancellation Notice: Believe 2018 Awards
United Way Bay Area is announcing cancellation of our Believe 2018 Awards Event, which was scheduled for September 13, 2018, in San Francisco. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for our guests who planned to... Read More
From fighting for our nation to fighting to stay afloat.
Like many veterans today, Jonathon struggled to stay afloat before SparkPoint. Did you know that 1 in 3 California households struggles to afford basic needs? That’s according to United Ways of California’s new statewide poverty report, Struggling to... Read More
Raising credit scores and morale.
SparkPoint helped Dana move on from foreclosure, rejuvenate his finances—and life outlook.   Like a lot of our clients, Dana first came to SparkPoint during a time of transition—and stress—in his life. He and his wife had adopted... Read More
When the student becomes the teacher.
Ramona relates to parents in her class because she’s been there—literally. Like many people living in poverty, Ramona believed she was stuck working labor-intensive, minimum-wage jobs for life. She was living and thinking day-to-day, and soon found herself... Read More
Pitney Bowes Volunteers Join Summer of Impact
By: Missa Perron
Youth Deserve Essential School Supplies   To many students, the advent of another school year means homework, early mornings and early bedtimes. It’s a bummer, but it’s okay. What is not okay is the sky high number of... Read More
Making Lemonade Out of Lemons
David went from a career-ending injury to running his own business. See how.   Often we think of poverty as something that afflicts others, but could never happen to us. The truth is that it could happen... Read More
United Way and Salesforce.org Are Changing Philanthropy
New giving platform provides employees a customized philanthropic experience.   United Way is thrilled to have partnered with Salesforce.org, a leading company in innovation and technology, in the design, launch and adoption of Philanthropy Cloud. Salesforce.org Philanthropy... Read More
United Way Bay Area Takes the Fight for Working Families to Washington
By: Will White
Ever wonder what the best way is for one of the nation’s largest non-profit networks to affect change at the national level? Easy—get 90 United Way leaders from 31 states to convene in Washington D.C. to meet with... Read More
Summer of Impact 2018
By: Missa Perron
United Way Bay Area is excited to invite corporate teams to join us in a Summer of Impact. Starting in July through September 2018, we will offer a curated set of three volunteer events for corporate teams. The... Read More
Tomorrow’s Leaders Tackling Today’s Problems
By: Kelly Batson
UWBA Micro-Grants Enable Youth to Support Teen Moms, Mental Health and More Inspired by the outspoken youth taking up the fight for social justice throughout the country and around the world, United Way Bay Area recently kicked off... Read More
Policies That Invest In Working Families
By: Will White
California Earned Income Tax Credit and School-Based Services Set Families Up For Success United Way Bay Area recently wrapped up another Capitol Day in Sacramento where a team of volunteers and staff conducted an impressive 25 legislative meetings... Read More
United Way Partners with Lyft to Provide Free Rides to Those in Need
Program Available in 12 Cities Across the Country United Way Worldwide announced today that it is partnering with Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to provide limited free rides to people with specific non-emergency healthcare... Read More
United Way Report Finds 1 in 3 California Households Can’t Afford Basic Needs
United Way Real Cost Measure Finds 1 in 3 California Households Struggle to Afford Basic Needs   United Ways of California released a new, statewide poverty report called Struggling to Stay Afloat: The Real Cost Measure in California... Read More
Save the Date 9.13.18
******** Updated 8/6/18 – United Way Bay Area is announcing cancellation of our Believe 2018 Awards Event, which was scheduled for September 13, 2018, in San Francisco. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for our... Read More