Partners | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

Spotlight: Anna Mok, Managing Partner at Deloitte

  Meet Anna Mok. She developed an active and high-caliber career while taking on side projects like, oh, saving the world and fighting Bay Area poverty with United Way.   As a Managing Partner with Deloitte, she is...

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Partners | United Way Bay Area

Something Magical is Brewing

There’s something magical that happens when we meet people who are willing to roll up their sleeves a little bit higher, dig a little deeper into their pockets, and open up their hearts a little wider in support...

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Partners | United Way Bay Area | Volunteering

How One Day of Volunteering Changed Two Lives Forever

  Rosemary Turner, the President of UPS small package operations in the North California District, took time out of her busy schedule to share a personal story about a volunteer experience that ended up changing her life.  ...

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Impact | Partners | United Way Bay Area | Volunteering

Generous Law Firms and Gigantic Gorillas

  Koko Awards Ceremony   This past October 2016, something wackier than normal happened on Market Street in downtown San Francisco: a group of mascots getting down, all in the name of fighting poverty. Through this mascot dance-off,...

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Partners | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area | Volunteering

Volunteer Champion for the Holidays and the All-Days

  Spotlight: Daniel Lee, District Manager at Starbucks   Daniel Lee is a district manager for Starbucks. He loves his job, and he’s good at it (as he himself says). Yet again, he volunteered his time with United...

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Empowering Youth | Partners | United Way Bay Area

A Day With The Raiders

“Whose first Raiders game is this?” Children’s hands shot up in Oracle Arena last Sunday when, before the Raiders vs Buffalo Bills game, more than 100 students from the Oakland Unified School District responded to legendary Raider’s alumnus,...

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Partners | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

TI and UWBA Launch New SparkPoint Center

  United Way Bay Area (UWBA) announced today that Texas Instruments (TI) has granted $1 million to fund the first SparkPoint center in the South Bay, which will help address the wide income gap in Santa Clara County....

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Partners | Poverty | United Way Bay Area

Local Law Firms Rise to The Challenge

  Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP hosted this year’s Koko Challenge Awards Ceremony. Christie Emberley, UWBA’s Development Officer, sheds some light on the back story of this beloved annual event, which recognizes local law firms for contributions to...

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