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“To those who are given much, much is expected”

Spotlight on United Way Board Member Kailesh Karavadra

Tax Season 2017: Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Is Back at It!

Kelly Batson and her army of volunteers are gearing up for 2017.

Who You Gonna Call? 211

Who can you call if you have an issue that may range from simply needing more information to a possibly life-changing crisis? The answer: 211.

United Way's On Track Career Expo: Wraparound Support to Stay On Track to Graduation

United Way partnered with SFUSD and LinkedIn to offer students of color an afternoon of career exploration.

Youth Jobs+ Intern Spotlight: Pilar from Triple Voodoo

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

Basic Needs

“To those who are given much, much is expected”

Spotlight on United Way Board Member Kailesh Karavadra

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“To those who are given much, much is expected”

Spotlight on United Way Board Member Kailesh Karavadra

Tax Season 2017: Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Is Back at It!

Kelly Batson and her army of volunteers are gearing up for 2017.

Who You Gonna Call? 211

Who can you call if you have an issue that may range from simply needing more information to a possibly life-changing crisis? The answer: 211.

Ravi Deshpande: Engineering a successful future for Bay Area youth

A Texas Instruments engineer shares what it's like to be a mentor through programs like Mayor's Youth Jobs+.

We All Rise When Immigrant Workers Succeed

New Labor Center for Immigrant Justice launched in San Francisco.

Koko Awards Ceremony: Generous Law Firms and Gigantic Gorillas

Now that the verdict’s in, it’s time to honor the winners of our annual Koko Challenge fundraiser.

Gathering Friendly Neighbors Together for the Point-in-Time Homeless Count

Throughout January, counties will work with volunteers to count the number of people living without homes.

Daniel Lee: Volunteer Champion for the Holidays, and All the Days

"The great thing about getting older is, as you get older, you define success differently."

United Way Bay Area Public Policy Year in Review

Reflecting back on United Way's policy gains this year while looking forward to the upcoming year.