Early Learning

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. 

Early Learning

How Early Learning STEM Kits Are Helping Students Succeed

Friday, May. 24, 2019

How do children learn, grow and succeed? By giving little ones the chance to play, explore and discover new tools that will encourage learning, we're not only investing in today's kids, but investing in the future of our communities.

Early Learning

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.

"I Open Up a lot of Eyes:" Donor Spotlight on Andy Le

Wednesday, Apr. 17, 2019

Andy Le has been giving back to his community for nearly two decades. Each year Andy shares his story of receiving United Way's support in the hope that it inspires his colleagues at Comcast to give back too. We sat down with Andy to hear his incredible journey and how it all comes back to waffles. 

#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.


Volunteer Spotlight: Camille Bell

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

Days after MLK Weekend of Service 2019 has come to an end, Dr. King's message of giving back has still remained at the forefront of our community.


Volunteers Contribute 4,400 Hours of Service in Honor of Dr. King

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

The on-and-off again rainy weather didn’t dampen turnout for United Way's 12th Annual MLK Weekend of Service. This year saw the highest number of opportunities to give back, with volunteers lending a hand at 73 nonprofit projects across the Portland metro region.

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.

Housing Stability

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.

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