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United Way of Ventura County On the Move

United Way of Ventura County On the Move

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   President’s Message Dear Friends, There are many caring nonprofits throughout Ventura County, but one of the most caring is Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (CEDC). A long-standing community partner of United Way’s, CEDC is truly a champion of the underserved. That’s why I’m excited to share that this December we’ll...
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United Way of Ventura County announces new home at Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation

United Way of Ventura County announces new home at Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation

CAMARILLO — There are many caring nonprofits throughout Ventura County, but one of the leaders is Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (CEDC). A long-standing partner with United Way to champion the underserved, CEDC will now house the 72 year old nonprofit at its building at 702 County Square Drive in Ventura. “We are thrilled with our...
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May 18 — Women United to host first annual luncheon

May 18 — Women United to host first annual luncheon

CAMARILLO — Women United to host first annual luncheon on Thursday, May 18 at the California Lutheran University Lundring Event Center. Click on media release for more information.
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Guest commentary: SMILE! It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month

Guest commentary: SMILE! It’s National Children’s Dental Health Month

Dear Friends,   February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and United Way is proud to advocate for increased services on behalf of 100,000 children in Ventura County who qualify for Dent-Cal and do not have access to a dental home. Tooth decay affects more children in the United States than any other chronic...
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United Way of Ventura County provides update on ‘Santa to the Sea’

United Way of Ventura County provides update on ‘Santa to the Sea’

President’s Message  Dear Friends, Today is my 2nd anniversary serving as President & CEO of United Way of Ventura County. It’s hard to believe 24 months have passed so quickly and how the incredible community members here have enriched my life. From serving on the board of directors of VCEDA, to collecting parking fares...
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Aera Energy celebrates Giving Tuesday with a check to the United Way of Ventura County

Aera Energy celebrates Giving Tuesday with a check to the United Way of Ventura County

VENTURA — Local oil company Aera Energy LLC is celebrating the spirit of the season in a big way! In alignment with the global day of giving, the company celebrated their employee contributions and made a donation to the United Way of Ventura County. Since 2004, employee contributions totaled $182,000 and corporate contributions totaled $212,000....
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United Way of Ventura County provides update on ‘Building Healthy Smiles’ initiative

United Way of Ventura County provides update on ‘Building Healthy Smiles’ initiative

Dear Friends, We have so much to share with you in this newsletter. Thanks to your generosity, our programs are expanding and serving more local residents throughout Ventura County. Please scroll down and take a moment to read more about our new AmeriCorps program and the remarkably successful GradNation summit. I am very pleased...
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United Way begins Campaign Year with the most Profitable Event in its History

United Way begins Campaign Year with the most Profitable Event in its History

CAMARILLO —United Way of Ventura County raised a record net profit of $75,000 at its recently rebranded Spirit Awards Gala. “We are thrilled by the outstanding result and this sets the pace of our campaigns that kicks off next month,” said United Way President & CEO Eric Harrison. The 12th annual Spirit Awards Gala...
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United Way of Ventura County reports on Stuff the Bus program, 12th Annual Spirit Awards Gala honoring Hank Lacayo

United Way of Ventura County reports on Stuff the Bus program,  12th Annual Spirit Awards Gala honoring Hank Lacayo

President’s Message  Dear Friends, Summer has been busy at United Way. Thanks to the generosity of donors contributing at 70 collection sites across Ventura County and the generous time of our volunteers, our Stuff the Bus program again exceeded our expectations. For the children receiving a new backpack stuffed with supplies it’s like opening an...
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United Way of Ventura County: Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive continues through July 21

United Way of Ventura County: Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive continues through July 21

VENTURA COUNTY — The “Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive” continues through July 21, the United Way of Ventura County reported. Gather NEW school supplies and bring them to a designated collection site. Click here for more information.
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United Way of Ventura County: 36 hours left to make a difference

United Way of Ventura County: 36 hours left to make a difference

President’s Message Click here for the entire January 2016 E-newsletter Dear Friends, I returned from serving in the Peace Corps as a teacher in the 5th poorest country in the world just two weeks prior to 9/11. What was so moving to me was how proud I was to be an American in the...
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

VENTURA — The United Way of Ventura County will present CSU President Richard R. Rush with a Lifetime Achievement Award during its 11th annual Spirit of Community Partnership Awards on Sept. 17. For the first time in the 70-year history of the organization, United Way of Ventura County will be giving a Lifetime Achievement...
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

VENTURA COUNTY — The United Way of Ventura County has launched its “Stuff the Bus” campaign to collect new school supplies through July 23. The supplies will be “stuffed” into backpacks for children from low-income families, the organization reported in a media release. Backpacks will be distributed before the end of summer break to...
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Local news briefs

Local news briefs

VENTURA — The Ventura College Foundation awarded more than $563,000 in scholarships to 284 Ventura College students in May, the organization reported in a media release. Awards ranged from $500 to $9,500 and were presented by the foundation to recipients by their respective donors at the 28th Annual Scholarship Awards Gala at the Ventura...
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United Way of Ventura County calls on community for support for families displaced by fire in Oxnard

United Way of Ventura County calls on community for support for families displaced by fire in Oxnard

OXNARD — An Oxnard apartment fire on Friday, Jan. 9 has displaced 33 people, 17 adults and 16 children, all of whom have shown great fortitude in facing the loss of their homes and all of their belongings, the United Way of Ventura County reported Tuesday in a media release. The Red Cross recently...
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