Events

Upcoming Events

April 29, 2021: Women United Link & Learn

LINK with Women United members to enhance your network as we reimagine and rebuild a more resilient Capital Region together.

LEARN from Jammella Anderson, an Albany-based community activist, recently nationally recognized for her work on combatting food insecurity. Then hear from other Women United members on how our mission to drive equity and excellence supports organizations like Jammella’s and how you can engage with our membership.

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Signature Events

5.18 Day Community Celebration

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 a service project or one of our community sessions.

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Father and Son with lawn tools on 5.18 Day

United Way's Annual Awards

September 15, 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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Annual Awards Crowd and speaker

Women United Perfect Pitch

October 7, 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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Perfect Pitch Speaker, USCRI