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Monday, December 18, 2017
TACOMA, WA—Recently, Mabel Edmonds, Vice President for Instruction at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington, was appointed to United Way of Pierce County’s Board of Directors. In her role at Clover Park Technical College, Edmonds provides instructional leadership and oversees bachelor degree, professional technical, academic,... Read More
Thursday, November 30, 2017
TACOMA, WA—United Way of Pierce County has announced the 2018 Campaign Cabinet who will lead fundraising efforts. Mayor Marilyn Strickland will serve as chairperson. As mayor, she has focused on creating family-wage jobs by improving education and workforce training, promoting entrepreneurship, investing in transportation and attracting... Read More
Friday, November 17, 2017
Learn more about the work being done to fight poverty in Pierce County. Watch this short segment with United Way's Dona Ponepinto with CityLine host Amanda Westbrook. Thank you for inviting us to lend our voice and share our vision to end poverty, one family at a time. http://www.cityoftacoma.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=6701 Read More
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Event Promotes Conversation and Action Plans To Lift Residents out of Poverty (TACOMA, WA) In Pierce County alone, nearly 100,000 households struggle to make ends meet and one in three families are homeless or housing insecure.  These alarming statistics sounded a reverberating response from United Way of Pierce County to host a poverty summit on... Read More
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
TACOMA, WA—United Way of Pierce County recognized 40 local companies as Premier Partners for 2015 at a private wine-tasting event last week. The event, sponsored by Rodney Strong Vineyards, also acknowledged outstanding campaigns with a Campaign Partnership award. Premier Partners are recognized for their extraordinary and wide-ranging... Read More
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
TACOMA, WA—United Way of Pierce County’s application process for the 2017-2019 funding cycle will open to the public at 9 a.m. Friday, May 20th. Nonprofit agencies interested in applying for funding through United Way of Pierce County’s Community Impact Fund can find the Request for Proposal (RFP) and application as well as eligibility criteria on... Read More
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Sound Outreach, Tacoma Goodwill Selected for Centers Opening This Summer TACOMA, Wash.—United Way of Pierce County is pleased to announce that Sound Outreach and Goodwill have been selected as partners to help low-income families through United Way’s first two Center for Strong Families, slated to open later this summer. The Centers will help... Read More
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
As April 15th draws near, more people are thinking about their taxes. United Way of Pierce County wants families to keep the money they have worked so hard for. One of the ways we are doing this is by connecting them to free tax preparation and making sure they get tax credits that they are eligible for.  United Way offers a variety of ways to get... Read More
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Innovation Brief: Partnering with Strive Together Posted by Betsy Rubiner on November 9, 2015 at 10:00am This is the fourth in an occasional series of Innovation Briefs produced and written by the Campaign to share how GLR communities are pursuing work in an innovative way. Partnering with like-minded efforts is a key to accomplishing the... Read More
Monday, March 7, 2016
United Way of Pierce County is pleased to announce the addition of Corey Mosesly to our staff. Mosesly joined United Way as the Manager of Family Stability Initiatives. He comes to the organization with a wealth of experience in both the non-profit and government sector and has worked with organizations on a broad range of issues, including... Read More

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