Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Toast for a Cause: A Galentine’s Day Celebration

The COVID-19 pandemic and sheltering in place has left many of us craving in-person connection as we navigate a virtual world. Meeting new people and bonding over shared values has been difficult. That challenge is what United Way...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Looking Forward

It is understandable looking back over the past year at all the things missed out, postponed, or lost during the year. Instead, I’d like to take this opportunity to look back at all the ways that each of...

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

Fighting Homelessness – One Person, One Cup, One Neighborhood at a Time

This holiday season, you can double your impact on the fight against homelessness! When you give to United Way between December 1-31, 2019, The Starbucks Foundation will match it, up to $200,000.       United Way is...

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Emerging Leaders | Philanthropy | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

Emerging Leaders Fighting Poverty

Read how one of UWBA’s Emerging Leaders is helping fight Bay Area poverty. Meet Oscar Alvarez. He is a new member of the Steering Committee of United Way Bay Area’s Emerging Leaders, a group of philanthropic young professionals...

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Philanthropy | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area | What We're Up To

Salesforce.org & United Way Introduce New Volunteering Capability

Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), the global leader in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit, today announced a new volunteering capability for Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud that allows employees to volunteer and connect...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Paying It Forward, Tax Free

Name A Charity As One of Your IRA or 401(k) Beneficiaries My mother was a frugal woman. She was born in the depths of the Great Depression to first generation Americans—people whose lives were governed by a fierce...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Local Berkeleyan Gives Back to the Bay Area

Robert Spear, PhD. knows a thing or two about research. As a Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate School of Public Health, he’s written and co-authored over a hundred papers on various topics in environmental...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Leading with Philanthropy

Together, we can change the world. When it comes to giving back, the Bay Area business community is all in. Over 90 individuals attended our joint presentation of Salesforce Philanthropy Cloud on January 31, 2019. Our fearless leader,...

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Impact | Partners | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Law Firms Use “Gorilla Tactics” to Fight Poverty

There’s no law that says you can’t have a little fun in the fight against poverty. That’s exactly what the Koko challenge is all about. The top legal minds in San Francisco come together and battle it out...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Our Two-Generation Approach Works – Just Ask This Donor

When Phillippe Wallace started giving to United Way, it was more than a calling to help the less fortunate. For him, it was personal. “My biological father was not a part of the family, nor provided any support,”...

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