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 empowers employees and organizations to engage in causes they care about to create...

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Impact | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Tax season results are here!

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...

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Advocacy | Basic Needs | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Could Inclusionary Zoning alleviate the Bay Area’s housing crisis?

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,...

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Impact | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

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...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

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...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

United Way Bay Area Takes the Fight for Working Families to Washington

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...

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Empowering Youth | Impact | Philanthropy

Tomorrow’s Leaders Tackling Today’s Problems

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...

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Advocacy | Impact

Policies That Invest In Working Families

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...

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Basic Needs | Impact | Poverty | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

It Could Happen to You, Too

Everything can change in a heartbeat—just ask SparkPoint Oakland client Crystal. It started in 2012 when Crystal was injured at her job and became physically unable to work. In the ensuing years, she totaled her car in an...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

On June 5, Bay Area Voters Can Make Their Voices Heard

On June 5, 2018 registered Bay Area voters will have the opportunity to make their voices heard. At UWBA, we value our Public Policy work and aim to inform and educate voters on key issues that address the...

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