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After 14 years as President and CEO of United Way Monterey County Mary Adams will retire on June 30.  Under her leadership UWMC has stretched beyond its role as a leading community funder to bringing key services to our community. Through her stewardship, one in three county residents have benefitted from a UWMC-funded service. She has been heralded for her innovative leadership, personal commitment and style....

Posted: Monday, April 20, 2015

Local funders announced grants totaling $432,500 to the Food Bank for Monterey County on Tuesday, March 31. This is a historic, collaborative response to a community emergency that is unprecedented in Monterey County. It reflects the value that local funders put on the Food Bank’s vital role feeding the working poor, families with children, seniors, disabled, military families and retirees and other vulnerable populations.

"We are pulling...

Posted: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

United Way affiliates nationwide are collaborating with local organizations to affect positive change in their communities. At UWMC, we’re excited about the potential this collaborative business model has for Monterey County.

In 2008, the Tri-State region of Northern Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio was facing both high unemployment and a skills gap which left many of the available positions that did exist unfilled. It just made sense to work within...

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2015

With the Aspirations Surveys and Community Conversations for Monterey County closed Impact Monterey County is in the process of analyzing the data that has been collected. There have been questions in the community about when the final report will be coming out. With a recent presentation to the IMC Steering...

Posted: Monday, February 02, 2015
Want to learn more about homelessness on the Central Coast?  Want to help bring funding into our community to tackle issues that cause homelessness? 
Posted: Friday, January 09, 2015

Thanks to everyone that has so generously donated school supplies for Stuff the Bus 2014!  This is the Final Week for donations. If you still have school supplies to give...

Posted: Thursday, July 24, 2014

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