COVID-19 | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

New UWBA Report Looks at Health and Wealth Connection During COVID-19

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 clients and how our work has pivoted to meet the needs of low-income...

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COVID-19 | United Way Bay Area

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

2020 is coming to a close and we all know what that means–it’s time to talk taxes. No, really! While tax policy may not be first thing that comes to mind when we think of the month of...

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COVID-19 | Poverty | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

New, Family-Centered Coaching at SparkPoint Centers

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 community colleges and planning a replication toolkit, UWBA is rolling out a new,...

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Basic Needs | COVID-19 | United Way Bay Area | Volunteering

Support Local Families This Holiday Season

Winter Wonderland is United Way Bay Area’s annual holiday celebration and is typically a night filled with music, dinner, gift-giving, and other fun activities. We bring together over 80 Bay Area families and 100 youth and provide them with...

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COVID-19 | United Way Bay Area

Register for stimulus by November 21st

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 most Americans who filed a tax return received payments in the Spring, many...

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COVID-19 | Impact | United Way Bay Area

COVID-19 Community Relief: Our Impact

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 efforts of nonprofit organizations throughout the Bay Area. We focused our response on...

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Basic Needs | COVID-19 | Empowering Youth | Partners | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Backpack Drive Delivers 600+ Kits to Bay Area Families

Despite the uncertainty of school reopenings, United Way Bay Area moved forward (virtually, of course!) with our annual Backpack and School Supply Drive to support youth who couldn’t afford the tools to start the year off on the...

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COVID-19 | Housing | United Way Bay Area

Text “RENTSOS” To 211-211: Know Your Rights As A Renter

With the passage of the new statewide eviction moratorium – the Tenant, Homeowner, and Small Landlord Relief and Stabilization Act of 2020 (AB 3088) – Californians across the state are all scrambling to understand what the law means for them....

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COVID-19 | United Way Bay Area

COVID-19 Benefits: We Can Help

We’ve all heard the saying, “It takes a village”. This saying is no less true when we are talking about the difficult work ahead of us to get through the current crisis. Our Bay Area neighbors and communities...

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Basic Needs | COVID-19 | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Why Philanthropy Matters to Real People

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 a few blocks away at the Hilton Garden Inn as a food server...

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