United Way Statement Against Violence

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019

At United Way, we are working hard to build a region that lives up to the ideals of inclusion, opportunity and racial equity. We believe hate has no place in our communities. Now, more than ever, is the time to stand united. That’s why we’ve joined a coalition of our community partners, local businesses and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, in publicly denouncing the groups planning to spread hateful rhetoric and violence in Portland on August 17.

Honoring World Refugee Day 2019

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019

June 20 marks World Refugee Day, an international day commemorating the resilience, courage, perseverance and impact of millions of refugees globally. 

Sharing Culture One Story at a Time

Tuesday, Apr. 23, 2019
With help from United Way, Washington County Cooperative Library Services has launched a new series of multilingual storytimes in Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese.

#UnitedToEndRacism Challenge Winner!

Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019

In honor of March 21 being International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we asked our supporters to share a selfie with their role model, someone who inspires them to be #UnitedToEndRacism in their community. From a family member to a neighbor to an activist they admire, the possibilities of highlighting an important person who has left a lasting impact on eliminating racism are endless. 

Once all photos were submitted, it was up to you to vote on your favorite photo, and the results are in! 

Top 5 Moments in 2018

Monday, Dec. 31, 2018
As we head into the New Year, we hope you'll take a moment to reflect on how your support made our region a better place for everyone. Here are the top five moments you made possible.

A Safe Place to Call Home

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
Two years ago, Happy Star and her children didn’t know where they were going to sleep from one night to the next. See how support from donors like you, made all the difference.

Volunteers Knit Handmade Goods for Families in Need

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

As temperatures drop, we see hats, scarves and sweaters pulled from the depths of our closets, ready to brave the cold months ahead. But for vulnerable families in our community, the availability of winter gear can be hard to come by – especially for young kids who need it the most.