Upcoming Events

2020 Events

21 Day Equity Challenge

August 10 - 31 -- The 21 Day Equity Challenge is designed to create dedicated time and space to build more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership. The daily prompts will raise your awareness, change your understanding and shift the way you think and behave.

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VIRTUALLY, OCTOBER 1, 2020 -- 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 18, 2020  -- 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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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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