News

If we knew how to lift 82,000 California children out of poverty, would we do it? What if we knew another million kids would move closer to household stability?Well, we do know, so we must do it. Read more here (link to the entire article on San... Read More
Posted at: Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Volunteers from local high schools and colleges use part of their spring break to paint the playground at the nonprofit San Jose Day Nursery on Sunday, March 29, 2015, in San Jose, Calif. (Photo credit: (Karl Mondon - San Jose Mercury News)San Jose'... Read More
Posted at: Monday, March 30, 2015
Thank you to everyone that attended and supported United Way Silicon Valley’s spring luncheon, Impact of Poverty on Early Childhood Learning.View all images on our facebook photo album(Dave Heacock , Carole Leigh Hutton and The Honorable Mayor Sam... Read More
Posted at: Friday, March 27, 2015
CONTACT: Caitlin Kerk 408.972.5781 408.858.9208 cell    United Way Silicon Valley and San Jose Day NurseryTeam Up to Give College Students an Alternative Spring Breakon March 27, 28, and 29WHAT... Read More
Posted at: Friday, March 27, 2015
CONTACT: Caitlin Kerk 408.972.5781 408.858.9208 cell United Way Silicon Valley Board Elects Five New Members SAN JOSE, Calif., March 10, 2015 – United Way Silicon Valley’s Board of Directors has elected five new members to help guide the nonprofit... Read More
Posted at: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Bridge to Kindergarten Students and Parents Take College Tour  Students from our Bridge to Kindergarten (BTK) program and their parent/guardian took a tour of San Jose State University as part of the United Ways’ Bridge to Kindergarten program. The... Read More
Posted at: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The recent report on Medi-Cal access highlights a growing problem in the state. While United Ways across California are excited that Medi-Cal has been expanded to cover more people, the provider network falls well short of meeting the demand,... Read More
Posted at: Thursday, February 19, 2015
Since its inception 211 Santa Clara County has helped more than 209,408 people connect with the resources they need. 211 Santa Clara County celebrates eight years today on National 211 Day. 211 is a free phone number and online database providing... Read More
Posted at: Tuesday, February 10, 2015
CONTACT: Caitlin Kerk 408.972.5781 408.858.9208 cell    United Way Silicon Valley Partners with the IRS and Other Organizations to Offer Free Tax Assistance Services to Low-Income Workers... Read More
Posted at: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Free Enrollment for Affordable Healthcare Under the Affordable Care Act (health care reform), U.S. citizens and legal residents are required to have health insurance. Under this law, anyone without health coverage will face a penalty. Thanks to... Read More
Posted at: Friday, January 23, 2015

Pages