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June 8, 2020  Santa Barbara County Organizations Serving Free Summer Meals to Thousands of Children (Noozhawk)

May 19, 2020 Local individuals, families assisted through COVID-19 joint response (SY Valley Star)

April 30, 2020 Child Care for Essential Workers (Montecito Journal)

April 27, 2020 Emergency Child Care Initiative Expands Affordable Services (SB Independent)

April 19, 2020 Joint Response Effort contributing $2 Million for COVID-19 relief (KEYT - video clip)

April 13, 2020 Cynder Sinclair: How Funders, Philanthropists Are Pitching In to Help Nonprofits During Crisis (Noozhawk)

April 7, 2020  Santa Barbara Foundations Support Nonprofits in Pandemic COVID-19 Hits NonProfits' Funding (SB Independent)

April 2, 2020  Emergency Fund Provides Child Care for Essential Workers (SB Independent) 

March 31, 2020  Emergency child care fund set up to help essential workers in Santa Barbara County (KEYT)

March 31, 2020  Emergency Child Care Fund Set Up to Assist Essential Workers (Noozhawk)

March 31, 2020 ‘This county gets it’: local foundations rally to help Santa Barbara’s nonprofits adapt (SB News-Press)

March 25, 2020  Cynder Sinclair: Nonprofits Heroically Navigate the Choppy Coronavirus Waters (Noozhawk)

March 25, 2020  Philanthropic ‘Joint Effort’ Doubles Fundraising Number to $2 million (SB Independent) 

March 25, 2020  COVID-19 Joint Response Effort for Santa Barbara County Pledges $2 Million in Support (Noozhawk)

March 24, 2020  Santa Barbara’s Homeless Population Faces Coronavirus (SB Independent)


March 17, 2020  Coronavirus-related briefs worth noting (PCBT)

March 15, 2020  Santa Barbara Foundation Offering Coronavirus Webinars for Nonprofits, Business Continuity (Noozhawk)

March 13, 2020  Good Works: Procore, United Way use competitions to teach students (PCBT)

March 9, 2020  Women United Returns to ‘Little Women’ Era for Classic Storybook Luncheon (Noozhawk)

March 7, 2020  United Way, Procore Partner to Bring Interactive STEM Activity to Local Schools (Noozhawk)

March 5, 2020 Women United Host 2nd Classic Storybook Luncheon (EdHat)

February 21, 2020  Women United’s Classic Storybook Luncheon Takes a Page From ‘Little Women’ (Noozhawk)

February 20, 2020  Women United Hosts 2nd Annual Classic Storybook Luncheon March 3rd To Benefit United Way of Santa Barbara County's Youth Education Programs (NPRNSB)

February 4, 2020  VITA tax assistance sites offer free bilingual tax return prep and filing for individuals/families earning less than $56,000 (Amigos805)

February 3, 2020  Tax Help Sites Offer Free Bilingual Tax Return Preparation And Filing (Noozhawk)

January 3, 2020 Volunteers Sought For United Way Income Tax Assistance Program (Noozhawk)


January 3, 2020 VITA tax assistance sites offer free bi-lingual tax return prep and filing for individuals/families earning less than $66,000 (SB Independent)


November 19, 2019 AGIA Affinity insurance firm raises $116,000 for United Way (Santa Ynez Valley Star)

November 19, 2019 Sparing No Expense, United Way's Young Leaders Society Raises $8,000 at United We Bowl Event (Noozhawk)

November 2, 2020 AGIA Affinity Services Raises $116,000 For United Way of Santa Barbara County (Noozhawk)

October 2019 United Way of Santa Barbara County’s 2019 Red Feather Ball Raises Record $326,000 (Noozhawk)

September 2019 American Red Cross Celebrates Funding of New Disaster Vehicle for Santa Barbara (Noozhawk)

September 2019 United Way Day of Caring Volunteers Make a Difference (Noozhawk)

September 2019 Still Time to Join Day of Caring Volunteer Event, Serve Community Sept. 14 (NPRN)

August 2019 United Way Celebrates Summer Education Program With Surprises (Noozhawk)

August 2019 United Way Red Feather Ball Committee Joins Campers for Summer Fun (Noozhawk)

July 2019 Students Earn United Way’s Outstanding Character Awards (Noozhawk)

July 2019 Students Get Up Close And Musical at Music Academy of the West (Noozhawk)

June 2019 Shared Goals: United Way Honors Tocqueville Society and Leadership Circle (Noozhawk)

June 2019 Wanted: Lunch Bunch Volunteers to Help Kids Have Fun in The Sun (Noozhawk)

June 2019 United Way Honors Legacy Donors (Noozhawk)

May 2019 Assistance League of Santa Barbara Helps Students Suit Up For Fun in Sun (Noozhawk)

May 2019 United Way of Santa Barbara County Recognizes Those Who Give to Community (Noozhawk)

May 2019 United Way of Santa Barbara County to Honor Community Partners (Noozhawk)

April 2019 United Way of Santa Barbara Mega Tax Day Offers Free Tax-Filing Help Before April 15 (Noozhawk)

March 2019 United Way’s Young Leaders Society Inspires Students to Read (Noozhawk)

March 2019 Kathy Ireland, Women United Join to Advance Youth Literacy (Noozhawk)

March 2019 ‘The Girl for the Job’; Kathy Ireland, Women United Join to Advance Youth Literacy (NPRN)

February 2019 California Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign Aims to Help Young Adults Escape Poverty (Noozhawk)

February 2019 United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Takes Fear Out of Filing (Noozhawk)

January 2019 Cottage Health Employees, United Way Spread Joy to Elementary Students (Noozhawk)


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