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01.08.15

Photo LA Gala

Like going to art galleries? Like supporting our work to end poverty? Why not do both! 

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12.17.14

Leading the Way Home

Record breaking numbers were made at HomeWalk 2014 -- United Way’s annual 5K Run/Walk to end homelessness.

Here are a few: 13,300 walkers. $1.3 million raised. 1,300 will be housed.

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10.26.14

Why Do We Run?

Take the steps to end homelessness in LA at United Way's 8th annual HomeWalk -- a 5K Run/Walk of 12,000 Angelenos leading the way home. Every single dollar donated is matched and reinvested back to help our community. 

 

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09.29.14

This is How We Roll

Now that the Made in America Festival is over, ready to keep the movement going?

We're proud to partner with Rolling Rock on Project 33 LA. Project 33 is a celebration of art, music, and creativity right here in LA.

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09.23.14

Our Top 5 Moments from BMIA 2014

In case you missed it, LA hosted its first Budweiser Made in America Festival in downtown at Grand Park -- with 70,000 people in attendance and an eclectic mix of performances including LA natives Capital Cities, Kendrick Lamar and Steve Aoki.

But this was more than just a festival.

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09.17.14

Art For Good Exhibit

We all see homelessness when we walk down or drive down the streets of our community, but do we really see it? Do we see the real faces and stories of those experiencing homelessness? Join us for an evening showcasing the real stories of homelessness through art and film on September 17 from 6-9pm at ArcLight Cinemas Hollywood.

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08.19.14

#United4LA at BMIA!

Budweiser Made in America is a music festival to benefit United Way of Greater Los Angeles' work to end poverty. Stop by our #United4LA booth for free swag and merch to show you support the movement! 

When: August 30 - August 31, 2014

Where: Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles

Read the official press release

 

Official LA line-up below: 

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08.18.14

Volunteer Spotlight: Angela Rouse

Angela Rouse recently volunteered her time as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteer to help low-income families in Los Angeles with their taxes. Read more about her experience and passion to our Greater Los Angeles Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign, which helps working families save money by providing access to free income tax preparation, tax credits, and information about other free financial services.

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08.18.14

ICYMI: Michelle Obama is #United4Vets

On Wednesday, July 16, it was a historic moment for veterans across the country when First Lady Michelle Obama and United Way of Greater Los Angeles reaffirmed our commitment to ending veteran homelessness and unemployment in Los Angeles County at the Unite For Veterans Summit.

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08.07.14

A Bold Statement to LAUSD: 375 Empty Desks & 300 Empowered Students

In a silent protest organized by Communities for Los Angeles School Success (CLASS), the education advocacy coalition that United Way of Greater Los Angeles helps to lead, 375 desks lined Beaudry Ave in front of the Los Angeles Unified School District on the morning of April 8th.

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