Helping Unbanked Residents Join the Mainstream in Oakland
Last year, Bay Area food banks provided more than 60 million tons of groceries to area residents. This year demand has increased 25%.
Volunteers Living United and helping out less fortunate Bay Area residents
Imagine living for weeks without water. Some County families have been forced to do just that— choosing between paying their water bills and feeding their children. “We had a lot of residents asking us for help because their water had been disconnected,” says Ana Dineen, coordinator of Fairfield Suisun Unified School District Healthy Start Family [...]
One woman’s journey in overcoming the odds.
Interview with 2-1-1 volunteer Steffi Tick.
United Way’s “For Companies” web page describes dozens of opportunities for companies to support the Road to Recovery effort. From fun, team-building events to point-of-sale displays, there are many ways that your company can make a difference. Have an idea you’d like to share? Post a comment now.
Napa County’s foreclosure rates have risen at an astronomical rate in recent years, up 55% from 2006 to 2007. Unfortunately, no nonprofits in the county had the time or resources to provide foreclosure counseling. Road to Recovery donations enabled United Way to jumpstart the Napa Valley Foreclosure Collaborative, which now hosts free, monthly foreclosure assistance [...]