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Emerging Leaders Spotlight With Josh Gilbert

United Way Bay Area’s networking group, Emerging Leaders, has been a group where like-minded professionals grow their leadership skills and make a commitment to giving back to their community.…

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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 country embraced their creativity and came up with a solution…


The Child Tax Credit: An equitable solution to help kids thrive

A year ago this month, I came to United Way Bay Area inspired by this organization’s 100-year history tackling the root causes of poverty head-on through employment, financial stability, and meeting…


Simon-Kucher & Partners joined with United Way for our Week of Service

Simon-Kucher & Partners, a leading global consultancy firm, partnered with United Way Bay Area to connect with communities across the United States in the Simon-Kucher & Partners Week of…

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How COVID-19 and Housing Insecurity are Impacting Communities of Color

71% of our 2-1-1 callers impacted by COVID-19 and housing insecurity are communities of color. Yes, a roof above our head will shelter us from the rain, but it also promises so much more.…


Volunteer to Build a Stronger Bay Area

This year marks the 14th annual United Way Day of Action, a global day of service that recognizes the importance of volunteering and engages thousands of individuals to build stronger, more equitable…

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