Who: South Sound 2-1-1, Associated Ministries, Sound Outreach, Goodwill, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
What: Free Tax Preparation Services
Where: 25 Locations. A complete list can be found in the attached document and in the link provided.
When: From now until to April...
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If you or a loved one has been impacted by the U.S. Government shutdown, 2-1-1 may be able to help. United Way Worldwide has provided a landing page with a list of resources and information related to common questions, as well as financial relief and support from companies and support for union or credit...Read More
Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael McAfee Urges Leaders to Take Action Toward Policy Change
United Way of Pierce County, in partnership with The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation held its second annual From Poverty to Possibilities poverty summit, which has become a keystone for community activism, considering one in three...Read More
“Earn it, Keep it, Grow it.” This is the motto at the Center for Strong Families, a United Way of Pierce County initiative that helps families elevate their economic situation through an innovative two-pronged approach. Offering both employment coaching and financial counseling, the Center for Strong Families helps its clients get a bird’s eye...Read More
Keynote Address by Dr. Michael McAffee, CEO Policy Link
Who: United Way of Pierce County and The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Check out the latest CityLine featuring Dona Ponepinto, President & CEO, United Way of Pierce County and Tanisha Jumper, Acting Director, Media and Communications Department, City of Tacoma. This episode focuses on the important role that United Way plays in our community and how the City of Tacoma supports us in raising funds and awareness...Read More
United Way recognized businesses across Pierce County with a fun and inspiring format at Foss Waterway Seaport in Tacoma on Thursday, September 13. Sponsored by NuStar Energy, U.S. Oil & Refining Company, WestRock and The Boeing Company, the event featured a scavenger hunt, networking and a unique blend of music from Lisa Donovan and...Read More
The cycle of poverty is vicious and difficult to break. But that hasn't discouraged Dona Ponepinto from dedicating much of her life
to helping those who struggle. Experienced in the barriers faced by South Sound people who live above, below, and on the poverty line, Ponepinto has led the United Way of Pierce County since she was hired as...Read More
One in six children struggles with hunger and many children who rely on school meals, struggle to get enough to eat during the summer months. This fact is unacceptable to United Way of Pierce County as well as many local health and human service partners that are fighting hunger. Together, they are helping to provide kids with nutritious food...Read More
(TACOMA, WA) Recently, Bill Berry, who serves as a strategic financial leader for Tacoma Public Utilities, was appointed as Chair of the United Way of Pierce County Board of Directors.
Bill has extensive executive experience in public power and water utilities, in addition to utility-focused investment banking and strategic financial...Read More