Posts Tagged ‘ United Way of Santa Barbara County ’

‘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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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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Members of Young Leaders Society Raise $4,000 for United Way of Santa Barbara County Programs

Members of Young Leaders Society Raise $4,000 for United Way of Santa Barbara County Programs

SANTA BARBARA — Recently, members of United Way of Santa Barbara County’s (UWSBC) Young Leaders Society (YLS) bowled the night away at Zodo’s Bowling & Beyond for the 7th Annual United We Bowl event. 96 YLS members participated in a challenge bowl-a-thon, raising more than $4,000 for the upcoming 8th Annual United We Read event and...
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United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 20th Annual Red Feather Ball

United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 20th Annual Red Feather Ball

SANTA BARBARA — On Saturday, October 15, United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) celebrated its 20th Annual Red Feather Ball at the Four Seasons Biltmore Coral Casino in Santa Barbara. 280 guests enjoyed the fabulous autumn seaside soiree that included cocktails, silent bidding, dinner, live auction and a program to honor retiring United Way of Santa Barbara County...
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United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 25th Annual Day of Caring on Sept. 17

United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 25th Annual Day of Caring on Sept. 17

SANTA BARBARA —United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) will hold its 25th Annual Day of Caring from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. Throughout the day, more than 1,400 participants of all ages will volunteer at a wide range of important projects in Santa Barbara, Carpinteria and Goleta. This will include...
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Support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Enter to Win V.I.P. Tickets to See Dolly Parton at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Enter to Win V.I.P. Tickets to See Dolly Parton at the Santa Barbara Bowl

United Way of Santa Barbara County Program Ensures Children Ages 0-5 Have Access to Books SANTA BARBARA – In support of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, United Way of Santa Barbara County is raffling an exclusive V.I.P package to Dolly Parton’s Pure & Simple Tour happening on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the Santa Barbara Bowl....
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

SANTA BARBARA — The United Way of Santa Barbara County is seeking volunteers for its 23rd annual Day of Caring to be held Saturday, Sept. 20, the organization reported in a media release. Throughout the day volunteers will help more than 50 local nonprofit organizations throughout Santa Barbara County, including schools, parks and churches....
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Time to gather your information before April 15 tax day

Time to gather your information before April 15 tax day

Free preparation service available for low-, moderate-income earners By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 The hours are ticking away until midnight Monday, April 15. So where are you in the preparation of your 2012 tax return? Yes, some overly ambitious souls have already completed their returns and mailed or eletronically filed them. But for the...
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