Basic Needs | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

California Wildfire Relief Funds

  UNITED WAY ESTABLISHES WILDFIRE RELIEF FUNDS   In response to the wildfires which have devastated Northern and Southern California in recent days, the regional United Way in each area has established relief funds to provide assistance to...

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Impact | Philanthropy | United Way Bay Area

Lyft, United Way Worldwide and Salesforce.org partner for philanthropy.

Lyft Chooses Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud to Give Back to Communities United Way Worldwide recently announced that Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the country, has signed on to use Salesforce.org Philanthropy Cloud as a way of engaging...

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Education | Poverty | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

1 District, 3 SparkPoint Centers

  A SparkPoint Center for every community college in San Mateo County Students and community members in San Mateo County will soon have access to an incredible new resource: SparkPoint at College of San Mateo (CSM). When this...

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Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

A few hours given, a thousand dollars saved.

EKS volunteers help ensure struggling families get the tax refunds they deserve.   Zimka, a Bay Area tax accountant, used to take her job for granted—“I’d say, ‘I’m just a tax accountant.’” That all changed when she began...

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Basic Needs | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

Mourning the loss of their child, fearing the loss of their home.

Jorge and his wife struggled when they lost their son and income; then they found EAN. Everyone experiences emergencies from time to time, but crisis can be especially devastating for low-income families—like Jorge’s. Jorge was born with cerebral...

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

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

The new era of corporate giving, explained.

UW Worldwide CEO Brian Gallagher talks SPC and more in Harvard Business Review If you follow us on social media, are subscribed to this blog, or have had any interaction with basically any of our employees lately, you...

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Advocacy | Impact | United Way Bay Area

Show your support for tax refunds.

Act to help more Bay Area families get the tax returns they deserve.   Congress gets back to work this month after its summer recess and legislators will have their hands full with a number of pressing items....

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Empowering Youth | Jobs | United Way Bay Area

From struggling in school to a job in advertising.

Emilio struggled in school but found passion in a job in advertising through Youth Jobs+.     Like many youth his age, San Francisco Mission District native Emilio Diaz says he enjoyed the social aspects of school, but...

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Empowering Youth | United Way Bay Area

UWBA and Youth Jobs+ featured in The Atlantic

UWBA’s Larry Berry and Youth Jobs+ success Emilio Diaz talk about the importance of youth jobs In the Bay Area and across the United States, youth are increasingly moving away from 4-year college degrees, just as low-skill, entry-level...

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