View our reports, white papers, and other publications related to ending poverty in Maricopa County.
As the pandemic hit the Valley, many of our nonprofit partners lost funding due to canceled spring events and other fundraising activities. In collaboration with our nonprofit partners, Board of Directors, and donors, United Way quickly created the United for the Valley COVID-19 Response Fund. To date, nearly $3.1 million has been granted to 88 United Way nonprofit partners, serving more than 1.1 million individuals across Maricopa County.View Report
As the state of Arizona took action to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we quickly mobilized resources and relationships to ensure our health and human services and education nonprofit and school partners had resources to meet the urgent needs of Maricopa County’s most vulnerable families, children and individuals. View Valley of the Sun United Way's comprehensive COVID-19 community response report.
This White Paper provides an overview of the current state of homelessness in the Valley while highlighting strengths and weaknesses in the system and outlining methods the Valley of the Sun United Way and the surrounding volunteer community can continue to utilize to address necessary gaps.View Paper