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OVERTURNING ROE V. WADE WILL INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY

Statement from Kevin Zwick, CEO of United Way Bay Area, one of the region’s most respected and effective philanthropic organizations fighting poverty

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA RELEASES ITS 2021 ANNUAL REPORT

The report details its 99th year fighting poverty, including aid to over 880,000 neighbors in need and nearly $5 million in grants to the community.

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA TO AWARD $1M IN HOUSING JUSTICE GRANTS TO MORE THAN 20 LOCAL NONPROFITS

San Francisco, Calif., May 27, 2022 – United Way Bay Area (UWBA) is awarding grants totaling $1M to more than 20 Bay Area organizations as part of their inaugural Housing Justice Initiative grantmaking efforts...

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UNUSED RENTAL RELIEF FUNDS TO SUPPORT CALIFORNIA RENTERS

CEO of United Way Bay Area, Kevin Zwick, applauds President Biden’s decision to transfer unused rental relief funds to support California renters FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA JOINS FORCES WITH ALE INDUSTRIES

Cheers for a Cause raises awareness and funds for UWBA SparkPoint centers. Oakland’s longest-running brewery, Ale Industries, partnered with United Way Bay Area (UWBA)...

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THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING UWBA’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVE!

By Anton Timms and Scott Marlowe There are hundreds of thousands of Bay Area families that struggle to make ends meet and find it...

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OPINION: WHY BAY AREA NEEDS TO ELIMINATE SINGLE-FAMILY ZONING

Several cities across the region are beginning to confront the racist and exclusionary history of restrictive zoning laws THIS ARTICLE WAS FIRST PUBLISHED...

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UPLIFT: A MUSICAL EXPERIENCE

Attending a private concert from the comfort of your own home was a novel idea until 2020. Once the pandemic struck, musicians across the...

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CLOSING THE GAP BETWEEN SUPPLY AND DEMAND

One of United Way Bay Area’s toughest fights is helping individuals and families afford and access food and other basic needs. In a region as...

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WHY PHILANTHROPY MATTERS TO REAL PEOPLE

Rose Brantley has lived in her Cupertino apartment complex for over 21 years. In nearly all that time, the 78-year-old West Valley resident worked just...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA CEO ANNE WILSON TO RETIRE FEBRUARY 28 AFTER 40 YEARS OF SERVICE

SAN FRANCISCO (January 21, 2020)—United Way Bay Area (UWBA) CEO Anne Wilson has announced her retirement after 40 years of service—she joined the nonprofit...

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UNITED WAY WORLDWIDE LAUNCHES COVID-19 COMMUNITY RESPONSE AND RECOVERY FUND

United Way Worldwide today announced that it has established the COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund to support communities affected by COVID-19. Donations...

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LOCAL NONPROFIT LEADER KEVIN ZWICK JOINS UNITED WAY BAY AREA AS CEO

The national search for the new CEO of United Way Bay Area (UWBA) has yielded an impact-oriented nonprofit leader with deep expertise in addressing...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA’S EARN IT! KEEP IT! SAVE IT! (EKS) PROGRAM

SAN FRANCISCO, February 10, 2021—Low- to moderate-income residents of the Bay Area can get free, secure and high-quality tax help through United Way Bay...

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CHABOT COLLEGE LAUNCHES THE NEWEST SPARKPOINT CENTER

Chabot College today officially opened a SparkPoint center, the newest in the United Way Bay Area (UWBA) network of locations designed to serve students...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA RECEIVES $750,000 GRANT FROM WELLS FARGO TO LAUNCH RENTAL RELIEF FUND

The United Way Bay Area Rental Relief Fund, created by Wells Fargo, will provide rental assistance to 300 families through UWBA’s existing network of SparkPoint Centers...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA COVID-19 COMMUNITY RELIEF FUND DISTRIBUTES $4.3 MILLION, MORE SUPPORT NEEDED

Dollars flowing in phases from United Way Bay Area’s (UWBA) COVID-19 Community Relief Fund to help residents hit hardest by the COVID-19 crisis now...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA LAUNCHES COVID-19 COMMUNITY RELIEF FUND FOR EIGHT COUNTIES

United Way Bay Area’s (UWBA) COVID-19 Community Relief Fund has raised $4.35 million since its launch on March 18 and this week will award...

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NEW UNITED WAY BAY AREA GRANTS TO LOCAL NONPROFITS WORKING ON CENSUS 2020 BRING TOTAL TO $1.5 MILLION

SAN FRANCISCO (January 15, 2020)—United Way Bay Area(UWBA), the state-designated, regional Administrative Community-Based Organization (ACBO) for Census 2020, has completed a second round of...

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UNITED WAY BAY AREA AWARDS NEARLY $1.1 MILLION TO NONPROFITS SEEKING A COMPLETE COUNT IN CENSUS 2020

SAN FRANCISCO (October 24, 2019)—United Way Bay Area (UWBA), the state-designated, regional Administrative Community-Based Organization (ACBO) for Census 2020, has awarded a total of $1,082,000...

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