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United Way of Snohomish County: Press Releases
2014


April 21, 2014
United Way to distribute another $400K for families affected by 530 landslide

April 10, 2014
United Way gives $45,000 to help send Darrington kids to camp and replace household items

April 1, 2014
United Way plans to distribute up to $525,000 this week to families and communities affected by Oso landslide

March 25, 2014
United Way announces recovery fund for mudslide relief: $75,000 already pledged to the fund

March 23, 2014
Oso Slide: How you can help

March 13, 2014
United Way honors award-winning campaigns

Feb. 19, 2014
United Way urges legislators to support expansion of school breakfast programs ; House says yes, HB 2536 moves to Senate

Jan. 22, 2014
Students Honor Martin Luther King Jr. with Day of Service

Jan. 8, 2014
United Way of Snohomish County offering $51,000 in grants to support financial education; application deadline is Jan. 17

Jan. 7, 2014
United Way releases legislative priorities for 2014 Lobby Day set for February 13


2013


Dec. 19, 2013

High School Students: Take MLK as a day “on” not a day “off”

Dec. 13, 2013
United Way announces $100K in capacity building funds to nonprofits for addressing intergenerational poverty

Nov. 8, 2013
Volunteers needed for United Way’s IRS-approved free tax preparation sites

Oct. 17, 2013
Local Groups, Mexican Consulate Organize Financial Education Fair for Latino Community in Snohomish County

Oct. 15, 2013
United Way CFO named Finance Officer of the Year

Oct. 6, 2013
United Way Looking for Volunteers for Key Committees

Sept. 27, 2013
United Way Announces Winners of Annual Spirit of Snohomish County Awards

Sept. 6, 2013
The Boeing Company and United Way Distribute $25,000 to Streamline Operations at Local Nonprofits

Aug. 27, 2013
United Way Announces Grant Opportunity for Organizations Addressing Intergenerational Poverty

Aug. 27, 2013
Volunteer Registration for United Way’s Days of Caring Ends Sept. 6

Aug. 27, 2013
United Way to Recognize County’s Top Volunteers at Annual Event

Aug. 20, 2013
St. Vincent de Paul of North Sound Named Winner of 2013 Roger Bouck Award by United Way

July 26, 2013
Arlington’s Kristina Raezer joins United Way of Snohomish County

July 19, 2013
Mayor Jon Nehring Named 2013 United Way Campaign Chair

July 12, 2013
United Way’s Legislative Priorities Fared Well in Olympia

June 28, 2013
Project Homeless Connect serves 1,200 from throughout Snohomish County at day-long event

June 5, 2013
United Way Announces $7.9 million in targeted community grants

May 16, 2013
Recognize our difference makers: Spirit of Snohomish County Award nominations now being accepted

May 10, 2013
Help us serve the homeless:
Project Homeless Connect, June 27 One-day event needs donations of backpacks & toiletries; 1200 people expected

March 30, 2013
United Way Free Tax Preparation Centers Help Bring Back Over $4 million to Snohomish County; Will Remain Open until April 15

March 14, 2013
United Way Recognizes Winners of Community Caring Awards

January 14, 2013
United Way free tax preparation sites open Jan. 22

January 9, 2013
United Way releases legislative priorities focusing on early learning, hunger, homelessness and seniors


2012


December 28, 2012

High School Students: Take MLK as a day “on” not a day “off”

December 17, 2012
United Way and Local Labor Unions Make Special Delivery to Toys for Tots in Everett

December 11, 2012
United Way and Greater Everett Community Foundation Receive $880,000 to Fight Poverty in Snohomish County

November 15, 2012
United Way Announces Three-Year Grant Opportunity

October 19, 2012
150 volunteers needed for United Way’s IRS-approved free tax preparation sites

October 12, 2012
United Way and Marysville School District Announce Volunteer Tutoring Program

September 7, 2012
United Way Announces Spirit of Snohomish County Award Winners

August 7, 2012
Donna Rice Named Winner of 2012 Roger Bouck Award by United Way

August 2, 2012
United Way to Recognize County’s Top Volunteers at Annual Event

July 30, 2012
Local Food Banks and Shelters Benefit from Food and Toiletries Drive

July 27, 2012
Registration for United Way’s Days of Caring Open for Local Nonprofits and Agencies

July 17, 2012
United Way to Host Volunteer Appreciation Night at the Everett AquaSox

July 12, 2012
Joyce Eleanor Named 2012 United Way Campaign Chair

July 3, 2012
Everett School District and United Way Introduce Varsity Letter in Community Service

June 22, 2012
United Way and Labor Volunteers Help Bothell Resident Keep His Home

June 8, 2012
Community Officially Welcomes USS NIMITZ; Raises $6,000 for Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

May 24, 2012
Eight Groups Split $40K in United Way Financial Education Grants

May 10, 2012
Know an unsung hero? Nominate a community hero for a Spirit of Snohomish County Award today!

April 30, 2012
Food Donations and Volunteers Needed for Letter Carriers Food Drive May 12

April 27, 2012
Marysville Mayor and School Board President Encourage Elementary Students to Start Saving; Participate in Financial Literacy Reading Days

April 20, 2012
Snohomish County High School Students Receive Volunteer Service Award from President Obama

April 20, 2012
United Way's Tax Preparation Sites Bring Back almost $4 Million in Refunds for 2,500 Snohomish County Families

April 12, 2012
Legislature Maintains Investments in Kids, Seniors and Healthcare United Way of Snohomish County Generally Pleased

March 29, 2012
United Way of Snohomish County Offering $40,000 in Financial Education Grants; Deadline April 13

March 23, 2012
United Way Tax Preparation Centers Help Bring Back Almost $3.5 Million to County; Will Remain Open until April 14

March 22, 2012
United Way Calls on Teens to Make a Difference: Volunteer for a Day over Spring Break

March 21, 2012
United Way of Snohomish County introduces four new staff members

March 8, 2012
United Way thanks Snohomish County for "Stepping Up" during the 2011 Community Caring Campaign

February 10, 2012
United Way Lobby Day focuses on Kids, Seniors and Health Care

January 31, 2012
Rescheduled MLK Day of Service Draws over 200 Volunteers

January 23, 2012
United Way of Snohomish County opens Free Tax Preparation Sites this week in Everett, Lynnwood, Marysville and Monroe

January 9, 2012
United Way of Snohomish County releases legislative priorities on first day of session focusing on kids, seniors and healthcare


2011


December 14, 2011
High School Students: Take MLK as a day "on" not a day "off"

December 13, 2011
Boeing Employees' Charitable Contribution to United Way to Make Huge Impact on Snohomish County

November 18, 2011
United Way of Snohomish County Announces Hiring of New Staffer: Bridget Healy

October 31, 2011
Volunteers needed for IRS-approved free tax preparation sites Help working families keep more of what they earn

October 18, 2011
United Way of Snohomish County announces new board chair and seven new board members

October 18, 2011
United Way hiring three new staff members

September 9, 2011
Spirit of Snohomish County Award Winners Announced: Community Volunteers Recognized at United Way’s Spirit of Snohomish County Breakfast

September 1, 2011
United Way to recruit 340 Days of Caring volunteers by week's end

September 1, 2011
United Way "Listen and Discovery" tours reach out to communities throughout Snohomish County

August 13, 2011
United Way of Snohomish County accepting outreach grant applications

July 28, 2011
Get mortgage help at free foreclosure prevention event

July 21, 2011
United Way looking for volunteer teams for Days of Caring

June 1, 2011
Who inspires you to give, advocate and volunteer? Nominate your favorite volunteer for a Spirit Award!

May 24, 2011
United Way Board of Directors Appoints New CEO

May 3, 2011
New staff member joins United Way of Snohomish County

April 20, 2011
United Way of Snohomish County Accepting Grant Applications for Financial Education Programs

April 14, 2011
United Way Launches Initiative to Support Immigrants and Refugees in Learning Survival English and Cultural Skills

April 12, 2011
Union Bank Donates $105,000 to Support Local Nonprofits: Beneficiaries are United Way of Snohomish County, Housing Hope and Sea Mar Community Health Centers

April 1, 2011
Who inspires you to give, advocate and volunteer? Nominate your favorite volunteer for a Spirit Award!

March 29, 2011
United Way calls on Snohomish County to volunteer for National Volunteer Week April 10-16

March 17, 2011
Celebrate family fun at free fair May 7

March 11, 2011
United Way Announces Campaign Award Winners

March 7, 2011
File Your Tax Return At One Of United Way's Free Tax Preparation Sites: Additional free locations open March 10-19

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