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.


  • 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.

  • Sacramento Kings for Community

    Sacramento Kings for Community

    Congratulations to our February 2023 Corporate Community Champion, the Sacramento Kings! The Sacramento Kings have run their employee giving campaign with United Way California Capital Region for 10 years now, raising more than $10,000 last year alone through their employee giving campaign. The Sacramento Kings Foundation is supporting our 100th Anniversary Gala at the Silver […]

  • Give Back and Build Employee Morale

    Give Back and Build Employee Morale

    71% of employees say it’s important to work somewhere that is supportive of giving and volunteering. Engaged employees are happier and more productive. Through Workplace Giving Campaigns, you can bring together local time and local dollars to create local change. 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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