Pierce County connected is an aligned philanthropic response to COVID-19 in Pierce County
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The PIERCE COUNTY CONNECTED Emergency Fund reached $4 million on Thursday, March 26, 2020 as funders around the Puget Sound region united to support organizations in...Read More
United Way of Pierce County (UWPC) invites you to join us for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on January 17, 2020 Tacoma, WA
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Pierce County and communities around the world come together to honor Dr. King’s legacy and harness the volunteer spirit to improve the conditions in which they live...Read More
Keynote Speaker Maurice A. Jones Shares Proven Housing Solutions
United Way of Pierce County presented the third annual From Poverty to Possibilities poverty summit, which has become a signature event focused on communitywide solutions in removing barriers for struggling local families. Approximately 250 participants...Read More
Enjoy this special CityLine Halloween segment with United Way CEO Dona Ponepinto as she provides an update of the November 12 event. Her perfectly themed farmer costume is a great tie to Pitch to Ditch Poverty Challenge, because we are ditching poverty in Pierce County!Read More
To reflect a diverse population and critical social issues facing Pierce County, United Way has doubled down by building a board that not only looks like the community but has a deep passion for addressing poverty in Pierce County.
According to United Way of Pierce County President and CEO, Dona Ponepinto, “We were very intentional...Read More
United Way of Pierce County rallied community members to work together in a new way to spark dialogue on complex social issues, by hosting A Concert and Conversation with Peter Buffett, son of investor Warren Buffett, at the Schneebeck Concert Hall at the University of Puget Sound on Tuesday.
United Way Worldwide is partnering with Peter...Read More
United Way of Pierce County’s South Sound 211 operation will begin providing free Lyft rides to eligible clients in select cities in September
Recently, United Way Worldwide announced the launch of Ride United, a transportation access initiative that will help individuals in need overcome transportation barriers. Ride United launches...Read More
Premier Corporate Partners, Local Philanthropists and Students are United for the Future to Bring Philanthropy and Social Activism Together
Who: United Way of Pierce County and Peter Buffett, youngest son of investor, Warren Buffett. Through his music and media presentation, Peter Buffett will share fascinating stories, his views on...Read More
United Way of Pierce County’s Gifts in Kind program, is partnering with Men’s Wearhouse to launch its 12th annual Suit Drive, a month-long initiative that collects gently-used professional clothing for Americans transitioning back into the workforce. Throughout the month of July, donations collected at Men’s Wearhouse stores...Read More
Check out the latest CityLine featuring Dona Ponepinto, President & CEO, United Way of Pierce County as she shares the Pitch to Ditch Poverty Challenge.
United Way is looking for innovative ideas that address family financial instability. Winning groups will receive funding to kick start winning concepts.Read More