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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…
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…
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Struggling to Get By: The Real Cost Measure, reports one out of every three families in California, over 3.2 million, struggle to meet their basic needs each month.  Many of these families have…
Monday, August 10, 2015
The United Way Monterey County Board of Directors is proud to announce that Katy Castagna has been named President and CEO.  Castagna has been with UWMC for more than 10 years and previously served…