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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,... Read More
Friday, November 17, 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... Read More
Thursday, November 16, 2017
TACOMA, Wash.—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... Read More
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
TACOMA, Wash.—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... Read More
Wednesday, May 18, 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’... Read More
Tuesday, April 12, 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... 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... Read More
Wednesday, April 6, 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... Read More
Monday, March 7, 2016
The ALICE report is making headlines in our county. With 22% of Pierce County households struggling right above the line of poverty- action needs to take place. And by adding the 22% to the 12% already in poverty- we have 1 in 3 people struggling to... Read More
Monday, February 8, 2016
Jeannie Yandel talks to Dona Ponepinto, president and CEO of United Way of Pierce County about a new study commissioned by United Way that found one in three Northwest households are living just above or below the poverty line. Listen to the show "... Read More
Monday, February 8, 2016