Thank You to Our Partners

With your support, we're breaking the cycle of Bay Area poverty!

Premier Corporate Sponsors

PG&E Corporation ­ ­ ­-   Chevron Corporation ­ ­ ­ -   Texas Instruments





$250,000 - $499,999
Bank of America ­  ­ ­-    JPMorgan Chase ­ ­  ­-   Wells Fargo





$100,000 - $249,999
Gilead Sciences ­ ­ ­ Kaiser Permanente



Employee Giving Campaign

Thank you to the 450+ Bay Area employers and their employees who so generously support our community through workplace giving campaigns. Between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017, more than $29M was raised, including in excess of $8M directed to UWBA's own poverty-fighting work. Listed below are companies whose campaigns - often including a corporate matching gift - raised $10,000 or more.

Wells Fargo




AT&T Corporation ­ ­ ­-   Deloitte LLP ­ ­ ­-   UPS






$500,000 - $999,999

Bain & Company ­ ­ ­-   Bank of America ­ ­ ­-   Costco­ ­ ­-   County of Santa Clara Employee  -  Dodge & Cox­ ­ ­-   Enterprise Rent-A-Car­ ­ ­-   Valero Benicia Refinery






$250,000 - $499,999

AAA NCNU ­ ­ ­-   California State Employees ­ ­ ­-   Callan Associates Inc.­ ­ ­-   Comcast Cable/NBC­ ­ ­-   Delta Dental of California­ ­ ­-   
  Ernst & Young, LLP­ ­ ­-   Macy's Inc.­ ­ ­-   Pillsbury Winthrob Shaw Pittman LLP­ ­ ­-   Target Corporation­­ ­ ­-   Texas Instruments




$100,000 - $249,999

AbbVie Biotherapeutics ­ ­ ­-   ACCO Engineered Systems   -    Chevron Corporation   -   City of San Jose   -   Combined Federal Campaign   -   Comerica Bank   -   Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco   -   FedEx­  ­ ­-   Gordon & Rees   -   IBM Corporation   -   Johnson & Johnson Companies   -   Nordstrom   -   PG&E Corporation   -   Sandia National Laboratories   -   Sidley Austin SSL






The Koko Challenge

Each year UWBA teams up with the Bay Area General Counsel Group and local law firms for our annual Koko Challenge.
Since 1987, over $30M has been raised by firms competing to contribute the most money and volunteer hours to the Bay Area community.
In 2016 the following firms together raised over $806,401 (including $202,975 for UWBA) as part of the 29th annual Koko Challenge.


2016 Koko Challenge winners!

Big Koko: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Little Koko: Jones Day LLP

Baby Koko: Bryan Cave LLP




Foundation Donors

United Way Bay Area gratefully acknowledges the following gifts from foundations.

$100,000 and above

Grove Foundation

Siemer Institute for Family Stability

Thomas J. Long Foundation

Walter and Elise Haas Fund

Walter S. Johnson Foundation

$50,000 - $99,999

East Bay Community Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
The San Francisco Foundation

Silicon Valley Community Foundation




Tocqueville Society

Tocqueville members are creating meaningful change in our community by lending their time, talent and expertise.
Individuals annually contribute $10,000 or more to support the fight against poverty.

Million Dollar Circle


Gordon and Betty Moore

The Mary Jo and Dick Kovacevich Family Foundation

Linnea and George Roberts

Centennial Circle


Riley and Susie Bechtel

Chris and Jennifer Brahm

Stacey Black Case

Steve Cassriel

George W. Cogan and

Fannie Allen

Dana M. and Robert L. Emery

Marritje and Jamie Greene

Ted and Alexia Kruttschnitt

Thomas Leibowitz

Lenny and Christine Mendonca

Washburn and Susan Oberwager

Eugenia Rao

Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock

Richard Yorke

Platinum Circle


Dave and Kat Anderson

Nils and Linda Behnke

Brad and Lisa Blackwell

Michael Cordano

Douglas Derwin

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony F. Earley, Jr.

Richard C. and Robin M. Edwards

Mary Ellen and Michael E. Fox, Sr.

Kerry Francis

John and Cynthia Gunn

Jim and Pam Henry

John and Ann Iannuccillo

Avid Modjtabai

Thao Nguyen and Xiao Liu

Tiffany Nguyen

John and Tashia Morgridge - TOSA Foundation

Sue and Dick Levy Fund

Timothy P. Mullins

Charles Pohl and Eve Niquette

Jack and Jodie Russi

P. and V. Sinha

Bob and Gail Walker