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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
“Before I started as a volunteer, I earned the EITC (last year). That year I had my first born son- Quinn. When I received the EITC, it helped A LOT. We were in a terrible situation. I was biking to…
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
After a brief, pre-dawn training more than 135 volunteers fanned out across Monterey County to conduct the 2017 Homeless Census.  Volunteers were divided into teams and assigned a specific census…
Thursday, January 26, 2017
When you finally land that job you’ve been hoping for, you don’t let anything get in your way—not even being homeless. Things had finally turned around for Jesse and he was grateful to be working at…
Monday, November 28, 2016
An excellent way for you to support United Way's mission is to leave us a bequest in your will, living trust or with a codicil. One significant benefit of making a gift by bequest is that it allows…
Monday, October 10, 2016
Many years ago, Clara bought a home. Since she was very pleased with the home, she decided to buy stock in the company that built it. Over the years, the stock has increased in value many times.…
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
If you or someone you know has been affected by the Soberanes Fire and need help, here's a quick resource guide (updated 8/22/16) that has the most requested info and numbers.  Information on food…
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Red Cross provides shelter, feeding support at Soberanes FireThe American Red Cross is providing shelter and feeding support to people affected by the Soberanes Fire. This fact sheet includes links…
Thursday, June 30, 2016
For the sixth year Stuff the Bus, a service of United Way Monterey County, is collecting school supplies to send children who are homeless or near homeless back to school ready to learn!  Stuff the…