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September 2016 United Way of Santa Barbara County Prepares for Day of Caring (KEYT)

September 2016 City National Bank Partners with United Way to Provide Back-to-School Kits to Elementary Students (Noozhawk)

August 2016 United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 25th Annual Day of Caring on Saturday, Sept. 17 (Nonprofit Resource Center)

August 2016 United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 25th Annual Day of Caring on 9/17 (Independent)

August 2016 Support the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Enter to Win V.I.P. Tickets to See Dolly Parton at the Santa Barbara Bowl (Amigos 805)

July 2016 Hundreds of Santa Barbara Kids Play Olympic Style Games (KEYT)

June 2016 Montecito Bank & Trust, Music Academy of the West Help United Way Students Get Up Close and Musical (Noozhawk)

June 2016 Program In Santa Barbara County Uses Fun To Spark Summer Learning Among At-Risk Kids (KCLU)

June 2016 Hundreds of Kids Experience Classical Music in Santa Barbara's 'Fun in the Sun' Event (KEYT)

May 2016 United They Stand (Montecito Journal, p. 5-6)

May 2016 United Way of Santa Barbara County Hosts 93rd Annual Awards Celebration (Noozhawk)

February 2016 United Way Volunteers Offer Income Tax Help (KEYT)

May 2015 Community Partners Honored at United Way Gala (KEYT)

May 2015 Local Volunteers Recognized (SB News-Press)

Oct 2014 United Way of Santa Barbara County Goes Red, Hot and Swing for Red Feather Ball (Noozhawk)

Oct 2014 United Way Heating Up Red Feather Ball with "Red, Hot & Swing" Theme (Noozhawk)

Sep 2014 Coastal Cleanup Day Volunteers Collect 4,695 Pounds of Trash, Recyclables (Noozhawk)

Sep 2014 United Way Celebrates Grand Opening of United Learning Canter to Assist Students (Noozhawk)

Sep 2014 More Volunteers Needed for United Way's Day of Caring (Noozhawk)

Aug 2014 United Way's Red Feather Ball to Honor Jean Schuyler, Santa Barbara County (Noozhawk)

Aug 2014 United Way Seeks Volunteers to Serve Community for a Day of Caring (Noozhawk)

Aug 2014 United Way's Young Leader Society Celebrates Five Years with Sunset Cruise (Noozhawk)

Aug 2014 United Way Fun in the Sun Summer Program Ends with Olympic Games Party (Noozhawk)

July 2014 United Way Young Leaders Society Celebrating Five Years of Success with Sunset Cruise (Noozhawk)

July 2014 United Way of Santa Barbara County Leaders to Get Dunked for a Cause (Noozhawk)

July 2014 United Way Fun in the Sun Program Pilots Guest Speaker Series "Failing Forward" (Noozhawk)

July 2014 United Way of Santa Barbara County Welcomes Three New Staff Members (Noozhawk)

July 2014 Montecito Bank & Trust, Music Academy Give Kids the Opportunity to Get "Up Close & Musical" (Noozhawk)

June 2014 United Way Recognizes Franklin Students for Achievement in Literacy (Noozhawk)

June 2014 Calle Real Center Hosting "Caring & Sharing" Block Party, Nonprofit Showcase (Noozhawk)

June 2014 Friendship Center Honors the "Big Hearts" of its Volunteers and Donors (Noozhawk)

May 2014 United Way Honors Volunteers for Income Tax Assistance (Noozhawk)

May 2014 United Way Honors Outstanding Individuals, Organizations at Annual Awards Celebration (Noozhawk)

May 2014 United Way of SBC Hosts 91st Annual Awards Celebration on May 7th (Independent)

April 2014 United Way Hosts Thank You Reception to Recognize Most Generous Donors (Noozhawk)

Feb 2014 United Way Offers Free Financial Advice (SB Seasons)

Feb 2014 United Way of Santa Barbara County's Financial Empowerment Partnership (Amigos 805)

Feb 2014 Elected Officials Support United Way's Financial Literacy Resource Fair & Mega Tax Day (Noozhawk)

Feb 2014 United Way of Santa Barbara County hosting fourth annual United for Literacy Open House (NBCNEWS.com)

Feb 2014 United Way Hosting Annual United for Literacy Open House (Noozhawk)

Jan 2014 United Way Hosting Mega Tax Day & Financial Literacy Resource Fair (Noozhawk)

Jan 2014 United Way hosts Mega Tax Day & Financial Literacy Resource Fair (Independent)

Nov 2013 United Way's Young Leaders Teaming up for United We Bowl Fundraiser (Noozhawk)

Nov 2013 Anne Smith Towbes, Hutton Parker Foundation Feted at Red Feather Ball Benefit (Noozhawk)

Oct 2013

17th Annual Red Feather Ball (Santabarbara.com)

Sep 2013 A Feather in her Cap (Montecito Journal)

Sep 2013 CashAdvance.com Sponsors United Way of Santa Barbara's Day of Caring (SBWire.com)

Sep 2013 Volunteers still needed for United Way's Day of Caring (Noozhawk)

Sep 2013 22nd Annual Day of Caring (edhat)

Sep 2013 With Community Support, Easy Lift Transportation Launches Freedom Circle Campaign (Noozhawk)

Sep 2013 United Way Celebrating its Annual Day of Caring (St. Ynez Valley News)

Aug 2013 IVYP & United Way Summer Pre-K Camp comes to an end (THRIVE IV Newsletter)

Aug 2013 Volunteers Needed for United Way's Day of Caring (Noozhawk)

Aug 2013 Wine Cask Partners with United Way (Santabarbara.com)

Aug 2013 Wine Cask Partners with United Way of Santa Barbara County for Lunch Promotion (SB Seasons)

July 2013 United Way Honors Volunteers, Donors and Supporters with Awards Celebration (Noozhawk)

June 2013 Helping Local Students in Need Maintain a Healthy Smile (Direct Relief website)

June 2013 United Way 90th Annual Awards (Montecito Journal)

June 2013 ADT Reception at El Encanto (Montecito Journal)

May 2013 United Way holds Annual Awards Celebration to Honor Community Contributors (Noozhawk)

May 2013 Non-Profit of the Week (Edhat) April 2013 Karen Knight Retires after 15 Years of Service (CASA Magazine)

Feb 2013 Fun in the Sun receives a $15,000 check from Union Bank (Coastal View News)

Jan 2013 BEGA-US Donates Lunimaires for Santa Barbara Bohnett Park (Noozhawk)

Jan 2013 BEGA donates new lights for SB Park (Coastal View News)

Nov 2012 Letter of Congratulations for Fun in the Sun from Brian Gallagher, President & CEO of United Way Worldwide

Oct 2012 United Way Auctioning Seats to Dinner Party with County CEO (Noozhawk)

Oct 2012 Fun in the Sun Excellence Award Profile (NSLA Excellence Award Bulletin)

Sep 2012 Huge Success at this year's 21st Annual Day of Caring (SB Seasons Magazine)

Sep 2012 United Way to kick off Community Campaign with Day of Caring (Noozhawk)

Sep 2012 United Way of Santa Barbara recognizes 250 community partners (Amigos 805)

Sep 2012 SBB&T, United Way Hand Out Free Backbacks, supplies to local students (Noozhawk)

Aug 2012 Reading Plus Congratulates UWSBC for Winning Prestigious 2012 Excellence in Summer Learning Award (Reading Plus)

Aug 2012 United Way Summer Program In Santa Barbara County Mixes Fun, Education For At Risk Students (KCLU)

Aug 2012 United Way’s Fun in the Sun Program Earns National Excellence Award (Noozhawk)

Aug 2012 Nonprofit Wins National Award (Pacific Coast Business Times)

Aug 2012 NSLA Recognizes FITS as a 2012 Recipient of the National Excellence in Summer Learning Award (NSLA)

July 2012 Local Children Get in Touch with Their Wild Side for Special ‘Carnival’ Experience (Noozhawk)

May 2012 United Way Partners with Four Seasons on Mother’s Day Drive (Noozhawk)

May 2012 United Way of Santa Barbara County Awards Ceremony (KEYT)

May 2012 United Way Annual Awards (Edhat)

April 2012 United Way to Provide Free Tax Preparation This Saturday (Noozhawk)

Mar 2012 United Way’s Young Leaders Society Helping Inspire Students to Read (Noozhawk)

Feb 2012 Young Leaders Society Spreads Valentine's Cheer (Independent)

Jan 2012 United Way of Santa Barbara County Forges Financial Empowerment Partnership (Noozhawk)

Nov 2011 15th Annual Red Feather Ball Celebrates United Way's Literacy Projects
  Nov 2011 Santa Barbara Village Awarded Grants (Edhat)

Nov 2011 Educators, Volunteers, Youth Service Agencies Gather at United for Literacy Roundtable (Noozhawk)

Oct 2011 Red Feather Ball-on Edhat Santa Barbara

Sep 2011 Goleta Evening Rotary Club Digs In to Garden Project for United Way's Day of Caring

Sep 2011 20th Annual Day of Caring a Success! (Santa Barbara Independent)

Sep 2011 United Way Kicks off Community Campaign with Day of Caring (Noozhawk)

Aug 2011 United Way Seeking Volunteers to Meet Heavy Demand

Jun 2011 Hope School District Virtual Summer School (Noozhawk Coverage)

Jun 2011 Coastal Fund Supports United Way

May 2011 Don's Net Cafe Article in Noozhawk