Posts Tagged ‘ United Way of Ventura County ’

United Way to Distribute $1.5M to Assist Disaster Victims through April; Victim Applications Open

United Way to Distribute $1.5M to Assist Disaster Victims through April; Victim Applications Open

CENTRAL COAST — Disaster victims can apply for the next phase of relief funding through the United Way Thomas Fire and Flood Fund, which has grown to more than $3.7 million. Through April 30, United Way of Ventura County (UWVC) will be releasing as much as $1.5 million from the fund for individual hardship...
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May 17 — United Way of Ventura County to present ‘Women United 2nd Annual Luncheon’

May 17 — United Way of Ventura County to present ‘Women United 2nd Annual Luncheon’

VENTURA COUNTY — The United Way of Ventura County will present “Women United 2nd Annual Luncheon” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 17 at California Lutheran University. Click here for more information.
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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 of Ventura County — A Personal Message from One Family Recovering from The Thomas Fire

United Way of Ventura County — A Personal Message from One Family Recovering from The Thomas Fire

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Dear Friend of United Way,   You may not know me or my family, but we now know your compassion generosity, and we appreciate you more than you can possibly know. Last week, I took my two young sons to see what was left of our home after 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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Annenberg Foundation Provides Lead Support Grant to United Way of Ventura County’s Wildfire Recovery Efforts

Annenberg Foundation Provides Lead Support Grant to United Way of Ventura County’s Wildfire Recovery Efforts

VENTURA COUNTY — As fires continue to rage throughout Southern California, Annenberg Foundation has quickly responded and pledged $400,000 to United Way of Ventura County’s Thomas Fire Fund. It is the largest gift to date for the victims and first responder fund that has generated attention online and throughout the country.  “Annenberg Foundation’s commitment is an incredibly timely and...
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United Way of Ventura County responds to Thomas Fire

United Way of Ventura County responds to Thomas Fire

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Dear Friends: An explosive brush fire, named the Thomas Fire, has spread quickly across Ventura County. Burning an estimated 31,000 acres in a matter of hours, the fire has forced thousands of residents to flee and has left at least one person dead. Notably, the residents of...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Nov. 9

United Way of Ventura County update for Nov. 9

Click her for the entire e-newsletter   President’s Message Dear Friends, Last Saturday, over 200 parents and students attended United Way’s 2nd Annual GradNation Summit, which was the first fully bilingual program of its kind. This year’s theme “Student Success: You Make It Happen – College and Beyond” provided parents with information and tools to...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Oct. 10

United Way of Ventura County update for Oct. 10

Click here for the entire e-newsletter         President’s Message Dear Friends, It’s hard to believe that in less than 100 days, we’ll welcome in the New Year. From the heartache of global natural disasters to the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, 2017 has reminded us of what it means to be...
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United Way of Ventura County — There for those who need us most

United Way of Ventura County — There for those who need us most

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   President’s Message Dear Friends,  Hurricane Harvey reminds us of the need to prepare and the critical role that United Way plays, along with our partners, in disaster preparation. One of the challenges after a catastrophe strikes is mobilizing caring citizens so they can effectively help their neighbors...
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United Way of Ventura County update for Aug. 17

Click here to sign up for the newsletter President’s Message Dear Friends, August 26 is a special day this month. That evening, hundreds of champions for the underserved will gather to recognize the amazing contributions of some of our most thoughtful community leaders. August 26 is also Women’s Equality Day, which celebrates the anniversary of the...
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Volunteers Sought for United Way of Ventura County’s ‘Day of Caring’

Volunteers Sought for United Way of Ventura County’s ‘Day of Caring’

CAMARILLO — This year marks the 28th anniversary of United Way of Ventura County’s Day of Caring event where the community is invited to participate in one of the largest, single-day volunteer opportunities in the county. Day of Caring will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017 with volunteer projects taking place from 9 a.m....
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Sept. 22 — United Way to Host State Dental Director at Meeting

Sept. 22 — United Way to Host State Dental Director at Meeting

Dr. Kumar to discuss plan for Prop 56 (Tobacco Tax) funding in Ventura County at meeting CAMARILLO — The State Dental Director, Dr. Jayanth Kumar, will address United Way’s Building Healthy Smiles Collaborative on Friday, September, 22, 2017 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am at the United Way of Ventura County, 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd....
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Early bird pricing deadline approaching for United Way of Ventura County Spirit Awards Gala

Early bird pricing deadline approaching for United Way of Ventura County Spirit Awards Gala

VENTURA COUNTY — The early bird pricing deadline is approaching for United Way of Ventura County Spirit Awards Gala on Saturday, Aug. 26. Early bird tickets have been extended until July 31 at $175. Tickets are $200 after that date. Click here to RSVP.
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