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My First Day at the United Way

My First Day at the United Way

By: Lorena L. Gomez My name is Lorena L. Gomez, and I have recently accepted the position of Marketing and Communications Coordinator at the United Way of El Paso County. After only one week in my new position, I have learned a tremendous amount about not only the needs in our community, but also of … Continue reading

United Way Young Leaders Help Determine Funding Recommendations for Community Organizations

United Way Young Leaders Help Determine Funding Recommendations for Community Organizations

Several members of the United Way Young Leaders Society (UWYLS) volunteered their time to evaluate applications for the United Way’s Kids’ Way Fund. Four UWYLS members worked with the Education Community Impact Committee to make funding recommendations for fifteen community organizations that submitted proposals for projects that will benefit children and youth throughout El Paso … Continue reading

What does it mean to LIVE UNITED?

What does it mean to LIVE UNITED?

LIVE UNITED is more than just a clever catch phrase. Yes, we know it makes a great looking shirt, but let’s take a deeper look at what the phrase actually means. For us, LIVE UNITED is a movement. It is about mobilizing the community to come together to tackle the toughest issues facing El Paso … Continue reading

A Day in the Life of Your Donation

A Day in the Life of Your Donation

6:30 am – A child is eating breakfast at a residential shelter for abused and neglected children. United Way of El Paso County is focus on providing a safe and secure environment for children and families in our community. 8:03 am – A mother is dropping her children off at an early childhood development center. … Continue reading