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United Way of Santa Barbara County Distributes $500,000 to Support Thomas Fire and Flood Recovery Efforts

United Way of Santa Barbara County Distributes $500,000 to Support Thomas Fire and Flood Recovery Efforts

SANTA BARBARA — United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) announced Feb. 16 that its Long Term Recovery Committee has selected 16 Santa Barbara County agencies to receive phase one funding from the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund, a total of $501,000. The Fund was formed as a strategic partnership between the United...
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LA Galaxy to Donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in Support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund

LA Galaxy to Donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in Support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund

SANTA BARBARA — The LA Galaxy will donate to United Way of Santa Barbara County in support of Thomas Fire & Flood Fund in advance of their Feb. 15 match in Santa Barbara. In support of the effort, the Galaxy will host a meet up with first responders and those affected by Thomas Fire...
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Feb. 26 — Women United group launch

Feb. 26 — Women United group launch

SANTA BARBARA — Women United is a global network of women leaders dedicated to creating a world of opportunity for everyone through United Way partnerships and initiatives. Locally, Women United will increase philanthropic support and spearhead advocacy efforts for programs such as United Way’s Kindergarten Success Institute and United for Literacy. Enjoy lively discussion...
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‘Music for Healing and the Community’ Concert Raised $32K for Local Flood Victims

‘Music for Healing and the Community’ Concert Raised $32K for Local Flood Victims

SANTA BARBARA — The Santa Barbara Symphony, Montecito Bank & Trust and Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts partnered to raise and contribute $32,000 to United Way of Santa Barbara County for flood disaster relief with a free community concert at The Granada Theatre Jan. 18. “Music for Healing and the Community” brought...
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United Way to Support Flood Victims through Reestablished Thomas Fire and Flood Fund

United Way to Support Flood Victims through Reestablished Thomas Fire and Flood Fund

CENTRAL COAST — In response to the destructive flooding and loss of life following the Thomas Fire, United Way of Santa Barbara County and United Way of Ventura County have reestablished their support effort as the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund. The local United Way offices initially established the fund in December...
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7-year-old Raises $350 from Cocoa Stand for Thomas Fire Victims

7-year-old Raises $350 from Cocoa Stand for Thomas Fire Victims

CENTRAL COAST — Grayson and her little brother Rex worked together to raise $350 at their cocoa stand for those impacted by the Thomas Fire. Wanting to help those impacted by what is now the largest wildfire in California history, a 7-year-old Lompoc girl donated $350 she raised from a cocoa stand to the...
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United Way Thomas Fire Fund Gets Foundation, Corporate and Individual Support from Across the Country and Locally—$2.25 Million to Date

United Way Thomas Fire Fund Gets Foundation, Corporate and Individual Support from Across the Country and Locally—$2.25 Million to Date

CENTRAL COAST — In response to an outpouring of support, United Way of Santa Barbara County and United Way of Ventura County have established a joint fund to directly support those individuals and families affected by the fire in both counties—The United Way Thomas Fire Fund. Major donations have come in from local and...
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Dec. 16 — Deckers to donate 40% of Goleta Store Sales to United Way Dec. 16

Dec. 16 — Deckers to donate 40% of Goleta Store Sales to United Way Dec. 16

Funds to support United Way of Santa Barbara County youth literacy programs SANTA BARBARA — Coming down to the wire with holiday shopping? Get some fashionable gifts for all the nice people on your list while supporting United Way of Santa Barbara County (UWSBC) at Deckers Brand Showcase on Dec. 16. Deckers will generously...
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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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