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Read to Succeed!


From kindergarten through the end of third grade, students learn to read. From fourth grade on, kids need to be able to read in order to learn. 

Education is the cornerstone of individual and community success, and early age literacy is vital to education. We understand the importance of investing in early learning tools that will set students and families up for a lifetime of success. Studies show students reading at grade level are four times more likely to graduate from high school.


Thank you for helping to end poverty starting in school
BIG Day of Giving was a HUGE Success

Thank you for giving BIG during this year’s Big Day of Giving.

Nearly $20,000 was raised in 24 hours! On behalf of the children and families that United Way impacts, THANK YOU!

With the support of Wells Fargo and their matching dollars, we were able to turn your donations into nearly $40,000. The best part – Wells Fargo – has generously agreed to donate the remaining $5,000 to United Way. That means we raised close to $45,000 in 24 hours!


2018 Brews & Brains Trivia Night
Young Leaders Society Winter Social - March 8, 2018

Thanks for joining United Way’s Young Leaders Society for a night of networking, fun and trivia at the 2018 Brews & Brains Trivia Night!

Check out photos from 2018 Brews and Brains at Burgers & Brews.

Ready for more trivia? Check out the 2019 Brews & Brains Trivia night on February 8. More details here.

Thank you to our sponsors:


Social Interest Solutions


2017 Annual Holiday Gift & Stocking Drive
Support local foster youth this holiday season

Thank you to all of the Santas out there who purchased a gift and donated to provide stockings for local foster youth. All gifts have been spoken for and we’ve reached our fundraising goal to provide special stockings for all 120 foster teens in our programs! Your thoughtfulness and generosity will make an impact on these kids lives for years to come. A big THANK YOU!

If you purchased a gift, please deliver to United Way’s office (10389 Old Placerville Road, Sacramento, CA 95827). You can drop off the gifts at the office anytime between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 


Let’s Unite!
Come learn about Women United

Want to learn more about how to positively impact the lives of local foster youth? Come learn more about the “why” behind Women United and the organization’s connection to our region.

Join us to learn more about Women United!

Event Details:

Thursday, April 5
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Falls Event Center
8280 Elk Grove Blvd. 
Elk Grove, California 95758


Success Story

SOLD OUT 16th Annual Women United Luncheon was a BIG Success!
Members and guests raised over $75,000 in support of local foster youth

Last week, 450 Women United members and guests raised more than $75,000 at the 16th annual luncheon! The money raised will be used to support United Way’s foster youth program. Guests celebrated the amazing work that makes a difference in the lives of local foster youth and enjoyed hearing from special guest, Olympic gold medalist, Simone Biles. It was a real treat to see the teens in United  programs walk with confidence down the runway during the fashion show.