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On Friday, December 9th the Emerging Leaders Society hosted a Wine & Paint Night at Progress Not Perfection Paint Studio in Pacific Grove.  Participants enjoyed a creative evening of sharing wine, learning how to paint a Cypress tree at sunset, and engaging in a bit of friendly competition.  Participants also assembled...

Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017

This is the Season to give thanks to those who make Monterey a safe, prosperous, thriving community. A community we're proud to call our home.

For those of you who know me, you know I have served on the board of The Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula Corps for many years.  In addition to my board duties, I take...

Posted: Monday, December 04, 2017
Tis the season when we open our hearts to year-end philanthropy!  And here in Monterey County, both #GivingTuesday and MCGives offer creative ways to maximize our gifts.
 
 
#GivingTuesday celebrated on November 28, is a national day set aside to celebrate and encourage philanthropy.  Locally, you can double your...
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
 
 
 
Here in Monterey County we know that access to Affordable Housing, Quality Childcare and Financial Stability is too often out of reach for our neighbors. United Way Monterey County is dedicated to addressing these gaps with a number of initiatives, the newest of which is the Emerging Leaders Society (ELS). 
 
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Posted: Monday, November 06, 2017

As we greet Halloween, we also come to the end of Domestic Violence Awareness month. October has reminded me of the importance of standing up for the victims of human trafficking and domestic violence. Although November is just around the corner, I know that we will continue to raise awareness about this issue and it’s effects on...

Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

As part of the Impact Monterey County (IMC) assessment, you told us that you envision a community where people are self-sufficient and can achieve prosperity.  A community where everyone has the ability to take care of themselves and build a better future for their children.

You also told us that you want United Way Monterey County to do more than mitigate poverty. That our community needs United Way to take on (and solve) problems that prevent...

Posted: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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