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Schenectady Mobile Summer Meals event

August 18, 2015 - Hungry children in Schenectady now have easier access to free lunches thanks to Schenectady Inner City Ministry (SICM)’s new Summer Lunch Truck  – food delivery vehicles made possible by grants from United Way of the Greater Capital Region, the Wright Family Foundation, the Carlilian Foundation and the Upper NY Conference of the United Methodist Church. See event coverage at News 10 ABC, WNYT, CBS 6 Albany, TWC News, and Times Union.

United Way Summer Meals Kick-off events

July 8, 2015 - United Way of the Greater Capital Region is teaming up with businesses, public officialis, and other members of the community to spread awareness about summer meal sites throughout the Capital Region.  You can read more about summer meals at News 10 ABC, CBS 6 Albany, Times Union and Schenectady Daily Gazette.

United Way hosts prominent pollster, trend spotter John Zogby

May 12, 2015 — Today's Millennial Generation is generous with their time and their wallets. But their style of philanthropy is different and traditional organizations need to adapt if they want to capture the hearts of young people and tap into their motivation to change the world. Read more.

United Way honors volunteers, elects officers at Annual Meeting

October 28, 2014 —United Way of the Greater Capital Region presented awards to Hannaford Bros. Co. Vice President of Retail Operations Rudy DiPietro and The Joshua Project at the organization's 2014 Community Impact Awards and Annual Meeting held at NYSUT Headquarters. Read more

United Way awards $1.7 million in grants to community programs

October 17, 2014 — United Way of the Greater Capital Region announced today that it will issue $1.7 million in grants over two-years to 61 programs at 46 local agencies aimed at helping individuals and families meet their basic needs for food, shelter and safety, and improve their education, income and health. Read more.

Generous local woman leaves $885,000 bequest to United Way

July 15, 2014 — A gift from the estate of Phyllis A. Stone of Albany marks the largest individual contribution received by United Way of the Greater Capital Region in the organization’s 89-year history. Read more.

United Way helps provide meals to close summer nutrition gap

June 1, 2014 — Hunger doesn’t take a vacation. Now that summer is here, it’s time to think about how children who receive free or reduced-price lunch in school will eat healthy while school is out. Read more.

United Way partners with child care agency to improve quality of care, help parents make choices

April 20, 2014 — Parents in Rensselaer County will have a new tool to make better choices about early care programs thanks to a quality rating and improvement initiative made possible through a partnership between the Capital District Child Care Council and United Way of the Greater Capital Region. Read more.