Upcoming Events

Rensselaer Runs United

October 15 - 17

Complete the RPI5K (3.1 miles) anytime between October 15 - 17. The virtual 5K can be completed anywhere you feel comfortable while maintaining necessary social distancing; including your neighborhood, park, treadmill, or wherever you enjoy!

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Signature Events

United Way's Annual Awards

September 9, 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

December 1, 2021

Perfect Pitch is a “Shark Tank” style event powered by United Way of the Greater Capital Region where four local nonprofit agencies will have the opportunity to “pitch” their innovative idea for the chance at a $10,000 grant.

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Perfect Pitch Speaker, USCRI

518 Day Community Celebration

May 18, 2022

UWGCR hosts its annual 518 Day, the single largest day of community impact in the Capital Region. Individuals, families, and corporate groups can get involved by signing up for a service project with a local agency, donating items to the Stuff the CDTA Bus Drive, or participating in the Virtual 5K.

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Father and Son with lawn tools on 5.18 Day