Upcoming Events

Rensselaer Runs UNITED

Sunday, October 22, 2023

Dress up in your best race costume and join us for the annual Rensselaer Runs United 5K at the Rensselaer Tech Park. Sign up for the Adult 5K or the Kids Fun Run!

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Guy crossing finish line at RPI 5K

Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

In addition to conducting UWGCR's official business, we will be welcoming our new members to the board of directors and kicking off the 2023-2024 Here For GOOD campaign. Light breakfast will be served. Please RSVP.

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Guests at Annual Meeting

Women United Perfect Pitch

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Perfect Pitch is a "Shark Tank" style event at which four local nonprofit agencies will have the opportunity to "pitch" their idea to establish a new program or enhance a current program within their organization to a panel of prominent local leaders.

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Women United Events

Women United Advocacy Day

Learn more about Women United & how to get involved.

December 6, 2023 - Women United Perfect Pitch


Emerging Leaders UNITED Events

Group of ELU members at NLT

Learn more about Emerging Leaders & how to get involved.


October 16, 2023 - ELU Member Meeting

October 2023 - Volunteer at the YWCA

November 28, 2023 - The Next Generation of Philanthropists on Giving Tuesday

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Curling for the Community

March 15, 2024

No experience is needed for this fun day on the ice, learning to curl and competing for the trophy! 

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518 Day Community Celebration

May 18, 2024

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 or donating items to the Stuff the CDTA Bus Drive.

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Volunteers carrying lawn clippings on 518 Day

United Way's Annual Awards


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 2023 Class of the Capital Region Philanthropy Hall of Fame, and reveal this year’s Capital Region Philanthropist of the Year. 

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Crowd of people at Annual Awards

Capital Region ADULT Spelling Bee


Emerging Leaders UNITED is on a mission to find the Capital Region's BEST speller. The winner will take home the championship belt.

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