Posts Tagged ‘ United Way of Santa Barbara County ’

Dec. 16 — Deckers Benefit for United Way of Santa Barbara County

Dec. 16 — Deckers Benefit for United Way of Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA — Get some fashionable gifts for all the nice people on your holiday list while supporting United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) at Deckers Brand Showcase. Deckers will generously donate 40 percent of total sales made to UWSBC. The special event is part of Deckers Brand Showcase’s 12 Days of Gifting...
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United Way’s 21st Annual Red Feather Ball Most Successful in Event’s History

United Way’s 21st Annual Red Feather Ball Most Successful in Event’s History

SANTA BARBARA — Thanks to generous donors and supporters, United Way of Santa Barbara County‘s (UWSBC) 21st Annual Red Feather Ball raised nearly $300,000, the most in event history. The funds will benefit the nonprofit’s award-winning Fun in the Sun summer learning program and United for Literacy initiative. Held Oct. 6 at the Four...
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Local Collaborative Aims to Bolster Third Grade Reading Proficiency

Local Collaborative Aims to Bolster Third Grade Reading Proficiency

SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) and its partners have proudly introduced a new local collaboration focused on improving third grade reading proficiency, the No. 1 predictor of future school success. Part of a national collaboration, the Santa Barbara County Campaign for Grade Level Reading kicked off at the Santa...
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Nov. 10 — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society Presents the 8th Annual United We Bowl

Nov. 10 — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society Presents the 8th Annual United We Bowl

SANTA BARBARA — Join United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) by heading down to the lanes Nov. 10 for the Young Leaders Society’s (YLS) 8th Annual “United We Bowl” fundraiser to have fun bowling in kooky costumes in support of youth education. The special event will be held 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10,...
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Nov. 10 — Young Leaders Society Presents “United We Bowl”

Nov. 10 — Young Leaders Society Presents “United We Bowl”

SANTA BARBARA — Join United Way of Santa Barbara County for a fun-filled night with costumes and raffle prizes at the Young Leaders Society’s 8th Annual “United We Bowl” event. The bowl-a-thon will raise funds for the Young Leaders Society’s 8th Annual “United We Read,” and other valuable community programs. Guests can create a...
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Local Collaborative Encourages Transition from “Learning to Read” to “Reading to Learn” for Third Graders

Local Collaborative Encourages Transition from “Learning to Read” to “Reading to Learn” for Third Graders

Campaign for Grade Level Reading Kickoff to be held Sept. 28 SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County and its partners are proud to introduce a new local collaborative, the Campaign for Grade Level Reading. This local partnership is part of a national collaboration of communities focused on improving third grade reading...
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‘Back to School Drive’ Drops Off Back to School Items at Franklin Elementary

‘Back to School Drive’ Drops Off Back to School Items at Franklin Elementary

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Franklin Elementary School students grinned and giggled as City National Bank and United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) staff recently outfitted them with backpacks and classroom supplies to get them ready for the new school year. As part of City National Bank ’s 8th annual Back to School Drive,...
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Oct. 6 — United Way of Santa Barbara County to present 21st Annual Red Feather Ball

Oct. 6 — United Way of Santa Barbara County to present 21st Annual Red Feather Ball

SANTA BARBARA — Dance the night away at United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) 21st Annual Red Feather Ball on Oct. 6 to benefit the nonprofit’s award-winning Fun in the Sun summer enrichment program and United for Literacy initiative. The “Twilight on the Pacific” themed event will present local philanthropist Maryan Schall with the...
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United Way of Santa Barbara County Fun in the Sun Campers Pull for Olympic Glory

United Way of Santa Barbara County Fun in the Sun Campers Pull for Olympic Glory

300+ Fun in the Sun Kids Competed in Team-Building Games at El Camino Elementary SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — More than 300 students from United Way of Santa Barbara County’s six-week Fun in the Sun (FITS) camp competed in the summer program’s Olympic games on July 21. Held at El Camino Elementary School, the games encouraged...
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United Way Honors Legacy Donors at 32nd Annual Heritage Club Luncheon

United Way Honors Legacy Donors at 32nd Annual Heritage Club Luncheon

SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Heritage Club members gathered at the Santa Barbara Zoo on June 1, 2017, to celebrate and be recognized for leaving their legacies to this community. United Way of Santa Barbara County established the Heritage Club to honor forward-thinking individuals choosing to include United Way in...
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Joined for a Solution: United Way of SB Thanks Supporters at 94th Annual Awards Ceremony

Joined for a Solution: United Way of SB Thanks Supporters at 94th Annual Awards Ceremony

Santa Barbara County — Yessica Arroyo was struggling in school the first time she walked into United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Fun in the Sun summer learning program as a young camper. But as program staff and volunteers cheered her on, cared for her and gave her the extra lessons she needed over the...
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Montecito Bank & Trust CEO Joins United Way of SB’s Young Leaders Society for Inaugural Leadership Series beginning June 15

Montecito Bank & Trust CEO Joins United Way of SB’s Young Leaders Society for Inaugural Leadership Series beginning June 15

Event designed to encourage purpose-driven leadership in the Santa Barbara community SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society (YLS) will welcome Montecito Bank & Trust Chairman & CEO Janet Garufis on June 15 to its inaugural Leadership Series discussion, designed to encourage purpose-driven leadership in the Santa Barbara community....
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Lawn Bowling for Dollars: United Way of SB County’s Young Leaders Society Raises Funds for Youth Book Program

Lawn Bowling for Dollars: United Way of SB County’s Young Leaders Society Raises Funds for Youth Book Program

Event proceeds benefit Dolly Parton Imagination Library, which provides children ages 0-5 with a book a month. CENTRAL COAST — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society and the community recently took to the green for the inaugural United We Lawn Bowl fundraiser in support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library youth book...
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May 24 — United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 94th Annual Awards Celebration

May 24 — United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 94th Annual Awards Celebration

Awards Honor Outstanding Efforts of Individuals and Organizations in the Santa Barbara Community SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) will honor the outstanding organizations and individuals who make possible United Way’s community programs and activities at its 94th Annual Awards Celebration on May 24, from 6-9 p.m., at the Four Seasons...
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United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society Share Joys of Reading with Local Elementary Schools

United Way of Santa Barbara County’s Young Leaders Society Share Joys of Reading with Local Elementary Schools

CENTRAL COAST — United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Young Leaders Society (YLS) visited Franklin and El Camino Elementary Schools to share a passion for reading and donate books and funds to both campuses as part of the United We Read volunteer event on Feb. 24. This year’s 8th Annual United We Read matched...
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