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Thursday, February 15, 2018
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…
Monday, December 4, 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…
Monday, November 27, 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…
Wednesday, October 18, 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…
Friday, October 6, 2017
You may be looking for a way to make a big difference to help further our mission. If you are 70½ or older you may also be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals…
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
The Monterey Bay Housing Trust (MBHT), a joint program of the Monterey Bay Economic Partnership (MBEP) and Housing Trust Silicon Valley (HTSV), announced its first loan — $500,000 to Community…
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Deisy Castro, a Salinas parent and United Way's Coordinator for CalWORKs, joined Francine Rodd from First 5 Monterey County and Shannon Watkins, Children’s Planning Council Chairperson and Bright…
Monday, April 24, 2017
Any gift to a charity should be seen as an investment, and you want to invest in a charity that will make a major impact on its recipients while also giving you personal satisfaction. An excellent…