Blog

  • In Celebration of National Community Service Week, we salute our AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) members who complete a year of national service at United Way of Pierce County. VISTA members serve as a catalyst for change, living...
  • Submitted by Guest Blogger Shawn Paton, Director, Volunteer Engagement, Community Building & Investments, United Way of Pierce CountyIn Pierce County, where obesity and chronic disease diagnosis rates are higher than the national average,...
  • Guest Blogger: Shawn Paton, Community Investment, Strong Families & Basic Needs, United WayA bill that United Way’s across the state have advocated for with legislators for a number of years will soon be signed into law! Breakfast after the...
  • Guest Blog by Lindsay Morgan Tracy, Vice President, Community Impact, United Way of Pierce CountyOn February 1, 2018, a contingency of United Way of Pierce County advocates, descended upon our state’s Capitol in Olympia to talk about legislative...
  • Guest Blog by Allison Loft, Education and Engagement Manager, United Way of Pierce CountyWhat is your New Year’s resolution?  Be more organized? Lose weight? Find a new job? Volunteer? Save money? Travel more?I find myself this time of...
  • In Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, United Way of Pierce County hosted a Day of Service to create both hygiene kits for homeless teens and literacy kits for children in our community. The event was coordinated by AmeriCorps VISTA members...
  • Homeless is not a noun. It is an adjective describing a temporary condition that people fall into when they can’t afford to pay a place to live, or when their current home is unsafe or unstable. Job loss, physical and mental disability, various...