Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

Paying It Forward

  Every September Cindy Vu motivates her staff at Wells Fargo to take part in United Way Bay Area’s fundraising and volunteer events, which benefit local nonprofit organizations with the goal of alleviating poverty throughout eight counties in...

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Poverty | Spotlight | United Way Bay Area

Moments That Last a Lifetime

  Loretta Walker has a long history of involvement in the communities she has lived, as evidenced by her years of service with numerous charitable, civic, and cultural organizations. She is currently the Chair of the United Way...

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Advocacy | Health | United Way Bay Area

Health4All Lobby Day

On May 16, UWBA Public Policy staff joined a diverse coalition of advocates from across California for the Health4All lobby day in Sacramento. Organized by the All Care Alliance, a diverse group of health and social justice advocates,...

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Advocacy | Poverty | United Way Bay Area

Live United, Rise Together

  Guest Post By: Mary Kelly Persyn, Women United Member & Founder and Principal, Persyn Law & Policy   Live United, Rise Together: United Ways of California’s Capitol Day   Everyone knows that the San Francisco Bay Area presents a...

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Advocacy | Health | Thriving Adults | United Way Bay Area

UWBA Takes On Sacramento

  It’s that time of the year again –United Ways of California’s annual Capitol Day in Sacramento. On April 12th, United Way of the Bay Area will join United Ways from across the state to convene in the...

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Advocacy | United Way Bay Area

January 29th is EITC Awareness Day

  Mary is a single mother—no easy role. Raising four children on a single income in San Francisco presents problems that would challenge even the most financially secure household. Thankfully, Mary gets some much-needed help from refundable tax...

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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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Impact | Poverty | United Way Bay Area

100 Families Lifted Out of Poverty

Just over a month ago, we set the bar high. We asked you to help us pull 100 families out of poverty by the end of December. Fighting poverty locally is what we do, and experience has taught...

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Poverty | United Way Bay Area

Mayors and Community Leaders Honor Local Heroes at Believe

  Thank you for attending Believe 2015, and thank you for your continued support of our work here in the Bay Area! The night was an inspiring and moving celebration of our community’s leaders, heroes and visionaries in...

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