Upcoming Events

2020 Events

The Presidential Election: A Close Look at the Political Landscape of 2020

October 20, 2020 --  A virtual LIVE discussion with John Zogby, Founder and Senior Partner of John Zoby Strategies. Join us for a non-partisan discussion of the upcoming presidential election

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2021 Events



MAY 18, 2021 -- UWGCR hosts 5.18 Day, the single largest day of community impact, this year coming to you as a virtual event. Local businesses, groups and individuals will assist over 45 local agencies complete service projects. Get involved in the day by taking part in the Vortual 5K, Sidewalk Chalk Mural Contest, workout classes, information sessions and more. 



United Way's Annual Awards

June 2021 -- Join United Way of the Greater Capital Region’s President & CEO, Peter Gannon, and other presenters throughout the evening, as we come together to celebrate our Campaign Champions, the 2021 Class of the Capital Region Philanthropy Hall of Fame, and reveal this year’s Capital Region Philanthropist of the Year. 

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OCTOBER 2021 -- This event offers a group of nonprofit agencies the chance to earn funding in a Shark Tank-style event. The agency with the "Perfect Pitch" will be selected by a panel of community members, the winner will recieve a $10,000 grant form United Way of the Greater Capital Region.
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October 2021  -- Don't miss the Annual RPI 5K Run/Walk benefitting United Way's Call 211. The day includes a 1 mile Kids Fun Run and the 5K through the Rensselear Tech Park.
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