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We rise by lifting others. Your local United Way is working on an even larger scale to help families heal and meet our 20-year promise to end poverty in the Capital Region. Together, we can help families overcome obstacles, meet the challenges that come their way, and provide access to opportunities, so they can thrive, and our communities can too.

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CA State Employee Giving through Cal Employee Connect


Bringing people together is what we do best. United Way California Capital Region offers individuals, families and corporate partners a way to transform lives with meaningful volunteers opportunities with hundreds of local nonprofits.


United Way hosts signature events every year that encourage positive change and improve the community. There’s an activity for everyone to get involved and learn more.

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Workplace Giving

Is your company interested in giving back to the community in an easy and fun way?

We partner with 300 companies to raise more than $3 million annually for nonprofits through our customized Workplace Giving Campaigns.

Participating in a United Way workplace campaign gives your organization and your employees the opportunity to learn about our community’s needs and a convenient way to make a difference.

Women United

Women United (WU) is a powerful philanthropic network of over 250 women that leverages their passions, ideas, expertise and resources to focus on their signature issue – ensuring foster youth are prepared for a successful transition to independence and ready for success in life.

Join Women United Today!

Young Leaders Society

United Way’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) unites young professionals in making a difference in our community.

Young Leaders Society Members:

  • Raise funds to support United Way’s work.
  • Participate in volunteer opportunities throughout the region.
  • Experience and cultivate unique networking a social events, such as Brews & Brains Trivia night.

Tocqueville Society

Tocqueville Society of United Way California Capital Region is committed to making a difference in the Capital Region. Tocqueville members are pioneers in industry, civic leaders, and ambassadors for change, and share a common agenda – give generously of time and resources to create a better community for all.