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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Donate School Supplies for Youth During Pandemic

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 supplies that help prepare them for the school year. This year, despite the...

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DAY OF ACTION: United Way Bay Area Hosts Virtual Career Exploration for Oakland Youth

Figuring out a career path is hard for most people but systemic barriers make it even more difficult for youth of color to expand their networks and learn about different careers available to them. As a way of...

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Report: UWBA’s SparkPoint Improves Student Persistence at Community Colleges

Staying in school has never been more difficult. But SparkPoint knows how to get students back on track.  United Way Bay Area’s SparkPoint program is excited to release our first-ever report on student persistence: The SparkPoint Difference. SparkPoint...

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When college doesn’t end happily ever after.

Heather moved from her dorm to her car—and then found EAN. Graduating college should be an exciting time in one’s life, but too often lower-income students find themselves struggling to make ends meet as they search for the...

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Youth Career Expo Helps Bridge the Opportunity Gap

On Track Career Expo Engages San Francisco Students in Interactive Exhibits and Coaching at LinkedIn     The energy in the room was buzzing as high school students connected with volunteer career coaches at United Way Bay Area’s...

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Empowering Youth | Volunteering

Business Pathways Summer Internship

Apply for the Business Pathways Summer Internship Program Companies from various industries will provide internships for youth between the ages of 16-24. Internships will be 8 weeks long, from June 17th to August 9th, 2019. This is an...

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Education | Empowering Youth | Impact | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Free Financial Coaching for Every Community College Student in San Mateo County

SparkPoint at College of San Mateo Aims to Foster Financial Independence Among Students Where can families, students and others find one-stop free financial services to help them get out of debt, save money and become financially self-sufficient? SparkPoint....

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Empowering Youth | Jobs

Cancellation Notice: UPS Hiring Event: 10/16/18 Skyline College – San Bruno, CA

This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience       Get your career started with a job at UPS! UPS is hiring part-time & full-time positions available with shifts to fit your schedule. – Package Delivery Drivers...

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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...

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