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It’s clear the coronavirus has had a devastating impact on workers, families and businesses in Maricopa County and across Arizona. Our community is hurting and without immediate action from Congress, even more families will lose the federal supports that are keeping them from economic collapse.
New members bring a wide array of expertise and experience to the local United Way Board of Directors
Valley of the Sun United Way, serving Maricopa County for 95 years, today released the ‘Valley of the Sun United Way COVID-19 Response Report’ covering the organization’s first seven weeks of local response, March 20-May 8, 2020.
The Arizona Community Foundation and Valley of the Sun United Way are proud to announce the first collaborative COVID-19 response grant of $74,000 has been awarded to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (BBBSAZ).
The Sentry Insurance Foundation announced it is donating $50,000 to Valley of the Sun United Way in Phoenix as part of a $1.07 million commitment to organizations across the country for coronavirus relief support.
Valley of the Sun United Way, serving Maricopa County for 95 years, and Dutch Bros Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dutch Bros Coffee, are providing hope to those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
In responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, grantmaking organizations across Arizona have begun distributing grants from special funding sources totaling more than $33 million for nonprofit agencies to address financial challenges resulting from cancelations and postponements of fund-raising events, programs and cultural offerings.
Real Estate Technology Company Commits Up To $100K to Help Maricopa County Residents Stay in Their Homes During This Unprecedented Time.
Second-round immediate relief grants totaling $1.4 million distributed this week.
This week Valley of the Sun United Way and Arizona Community Foundation coordinated efforts to distribute more than $410,000 to Maricopa County nonprofits meeting urgent needs due to COVID-19.
Today, Governor Doug Ducey announced the launch of a new statewide COVID-19 Hotline through $2 million in funding provided by the Arizona Department of Economic Security. The hotline is administered by 2-1-1 Arizona and the Crisis Response Network and will offer an entry point to field questions and concerns from Arizona residents about COVID-19.
Donations Now Accepted; United Way and Local Nonprofits Collaborate to Assess Immediate and Potentially Long-term Needs Addressing Lapses in Food, Income, Childcare and More
https://vsuw.org/covid19fund or text UnitedFund to 51555