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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Monterey – United Way Monterey County has committed $200,000 in funding to the Monterey Bay Housing Trust (MBHT). By leveraging the investment through MBHT, United Way’s dollars will be matched 4:1…
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Want to ensure that your legacy lives on after you?  Make Your Final Wishes ClearActive volunteers in their community, Kelly and Juan believed the time, talent and treasure they gave to local…
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…