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Friday, January 18, 2019
Get Help When You Need it Most 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…
Thursday, November 8, 2018
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…
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
“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…
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
From Poverty to Possibilities Event to Focus on Policy and Systems Change withKeynote Address by Dr. Michael McAffee, CEO Policy Link…
Friday, October 5, 2018
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…
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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…
Thursday, August 9, 2018
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…
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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…