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Texas Instruments Gives Back!

This past November, UWBA partnered with Texas Instruments for another successful Week of Impact. Each year Texas Instruments celebrates a Week of Impact as an opportunity for staff to volunteer and…


211: The Bay Area’s Lifeline to Help

Millions of Bay Area residents need help recovering from the devastating effects of the pandemic. You can give them the help they need.    By supporting 211, you help connect struggling families…


A Beacon of Hope – An Open “Thank You” Note to MacKenzie Scott

Author: Ena Yasuhara Li Tis the season for thank you notes. As we start the new year, many of us may be writing thank you notes to acknowledge the kind and generous gifts received over the holidays…


United Way Bay Area Joins Forces with Ale Industries

Oakland’s longest-running brewery, Ale Industries, partnered with United Way Bay Area (UWBA) to create a limited-edition United Way Bay Area IPA. This partnership was formed to raise awareness and…

United Way Bay Area Winter Wonderland 2021

Winter Wonderland makes this holiday season even brighter

For five years in a row, United Way Bay Area has brought its mission and values to life during the holidays through our annual Winter Wonderland. Each year Winter Wonderland brings Bay Area families…


A Season of Hope amid Challenging Times

As 2021 comes to a close, the holiday season is in full swing, and many of us are taking time away from our day to day to focus on what matters most, we at United Way Bay Area have been working hard…

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