100 Years of Service

For 100 years, United Way California Capital Region has brought people together to build stronger, healthier and more compassionate communities. Since 1923, our local United Way has raised more than $500 million to fight poverty in the region and help families succeed.

We start at Square One.

School is Square One for ending family poverty. Through our Square One approach, we are working to end poverty for local families, starting in school.


  • Elk Grove Unified School District

    Elk Grove Unified School District

    Congratulations to our March 2023 Corporate Community Champion, Elk Grove Unified School District, who has raised a total of $1,322,020 in employee giving campaigns with us in the past 20 years! Their generosity is astounding, and last year alone they raised over $18,000 & awarded 180 scholarships totaling over $280,000 to Elk Grove area students. […]

  • Apply Now For Guaranteed Income

    Apply Now For Guaranteed Income

    We are proud to be a part of the nationwide movement offering guaranteed income programs for historically undervalued and under-invested communities. Across the country these programs have been shown to boost hardworking individuals and families towards achieving sustainable financial security and advancement along with improving overall health and wellbeing. Applications are NOW available until the application […]

  • Free Tax Prep Services Available Now

    Free Tax Prep Services Available Now

    The Free Tax Preparation program helps thousands of families receive close to $10 million in refunds – money that goes directly back into United Way’s five-county service region. Utilize this FREE service available to any household in the Capital Region earning less than $66,000! Click here to learn more.

Nonprofit Partners

Bringing people together is what we do best. We partner with more than 150 nonprofits to impact our communities. In partnership with more than 300 companies, United Way raises more than $3 million each year for nonprofits.


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