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Recognizing that no one should go without the essential service of safe, reliable water, California American Water launched a new hardship assistance program to provide relief for its most financially burdened customers. The Cal Am funded program covers the outstanding balance of qualified customers who are currently in...

Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018


Now that tax reform is a reality, you may be wondering, like many taxpayers, how the new law will impact your bottom line. It’s our view that the tax overhaul falls short of providing relief to low and middle income families, as well as donors to charity. Here are four ways tax reform impacts communities and nonprofit organizations throughout...

Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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

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