Posted in December 2013

Zion’s Christmas Tree

United Way staff invited their neighbors in the Stanton Tower to participate in Zion’s Christmas Tree, benefiting disabled children, adults, and elderly in our community. A Christmas tree was decorated in the lobby with handmade ornaments which listed the holiday wishes of individuals identified by local non profits. It was heartwarming to see how quickly … Continue reading

United Way Allocates $50,000 Emerging Impact Funds to Project Arriba

United Way board of directors has approved an allocation of $50,000 to Project Arriba’s ESL to Living Wage Program as the Emerging Impact Fund. The Emerging Impact Fund was created to fund the following: one-time or new and/or innovative collaborative efforts in our community; development of a pilot program; opportunities to leverage other resources; responses to unanticipated opportunity … Continue reading

Kids’ Way Check Presentation

On December 18th, United Way of El Paso County (UWEPC), along with Region 19 Head Start Program,  presented a check for $31,000 to children’s programs in the community. The Kids’ Way mini grants were allocated for programs or projects that directly impact children and/or youth in one of the UWEPC’s three impact areas: Education, Basic … Continue reading