Press Releases


SACRAMENTO – Local residents can apply for a third round of funding through United Way California Capital Region’s Guaranteed Income program, which will provide an additional 130 eligible households with $500 of unconditional guaranteed income each month for a year. Eligible applicants must live in Districts 1 or 2 in the County of Sacramento and […]

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El Dorado Hills Resident Named Chief Of Strategic Partnerships At United Way

Sacramento (November 2022) – Shahnaz Van Deventer of El Dorado Hills has been named chief of strategic partnerships at United Way California Capital Region. In her role, she will develop relationships across government, philanthropic and private sectors to position the local United Way as a leading hub for resources, knowledge, data and equity-centered decision-making for […]

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United Way’s Young Leaders Society Presents Motivational Entertainer Kevin Bracy at Free Networking Event

Sacramento (November 2022) – Local residents are invited to a free professional development and networking event featuring motivational entertainer Kevin Bracy on Nov. 10. The event is hosted by United Way California Capital Region’s Young Leaders Society and will include light appetizers, beer and wine, and the opportunity to network with local leaders and professionals. […]

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Volunteers Needed to Help Local Families File Taxes Through United Way’s Free Tax Prep Program

Sacramento (October 2022) – Volunteers are needed to help families across the region file their taxes and apply for tax credits as part of United Way California Capital Region’s Free Tax Prep program. No experience is needed, as participants receive training to become IRS-certified volunteers. The training includes five full-day sessions and an open-book test […]

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Volunteers Needed to Help Kids Read This Fall Through United Way’s STARS Program

Sacramento (October 2022) – Volunteers are needed in person at schools in Woodland and Sacramento, as well as virtually, to help children improve their reading through United Way California Capital Region’s STARS program. No prior tutoring knowledge is needed, as United Way provides training for volunteers, all of whom commit to at least one hour […]

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California’s Our Promise Announces Leadership, Launch Date

Sacramento (September 2022) – Our Promise: California Employees Giving at Work announced today its selection of two co-chairs and a vice chair for its annual fundraising campaign, set to launch on October 1, 2022. This year’s co-chairs for the campaign are Josh Fryday, Chief Service Officer, California Volunteers, Office of the Governor and Amy Tong, […]

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