United Way Bay Area’s (UWBA) financial stability program SparkPoint is in an exciting moment of growth and change. In addition to expanding our impact at…Read More from the article "New, Family-Centered Coaching at SparkPoint Centers"
There are still a few weeks left to claim Economic Impact Payments, or stimulus, for individuals and families who haven’t already received a payment. While…Read More from the article "Register for stimulus by November 21st"
At the beginning of the pandemic, United Way Bay Area launched our COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to support the short- and long-term response and recovery…Read More from the article "COVID-19 Community Relief: Our Impact"
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…Read More from the article "Why Philanthropy Matters to Real People"
Every year, United Way Bay Area hosts a backpack drive to gather backpacks for youth in our community who cannot afford them or important school…Read More from the article "Donate School Supplies for Youth During Pandemic"
Even in a typical year, West Valley Community Services distributes about 800,000 pounds of food to hungry people, all with the help of about 600…Read More from the article "800,000 Pounds of Food Is Just the Beginning"
In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, San Jose has been hit particularly hard. Santa Clara County was among the first to shelter in place….Read More from the article "Resilience and Hope in San Jose"
As the Bay Area sheltered in place, Solano County watched and waited. Then the order came down: Solano County would shelter at home along with…Read More from the article "In Solano County: A Ray of Hope in the Time of COVID-19"
Before the COVID-19 pandemic officially hit the Bay Area, another crisis loomed in the region. Rising income inequality crescendoed into a soaring divide, with people…Read More from the article "COVID Call to Action: Combat Hunger and Homelessness in Sunnyvale"