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United Way and Partners Host Kindergarten Transition Summit

October 25, 2020

United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area and its partners brought a summit focused on presenting best practices around how to transition children into kindergarten. Earlier this year, NYS Department of Education held a similar Kindergarten Transition Summit where local communities who attended could apply to bring this summit...

October 10th 2019 | World Homeless Day

Bringing awareness to the problems surrounding housing and homelessness in local communities around the world.
United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area partnered with WKTV to bring attention to the issues here in the Mohawk Valley and how we are...

Providing Free Lunch to Local Youth

August 2, 2019
 
Utica, NY - In the city of Utica, 85% of students receive free or reduced lunches at school. During the summer months, a community lunch program helps to provide meals when children are not in school. This summer, however, that program was very close to disappearing. United Way of the Valley and Greater Utica Area (...

United Way Volunteers Pack 35K Meals for Local Food Pantries

June 25, 2019
 
Utica, NY - United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area, with approximately 100 volunteers, packaged 35,000 meals for local food pantries in Oneida and Herkimer Counties to help alleviate this burden, keeping families’ costs down and children’s stomachs full.
 
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June 14, 2019 – Utica NY – United Way of the Valley & Greater Utica Area partner Cliff’s Local Market generously hosted community volunteers...

United Way Celebrates Free Tax Prep Volunteers & $2.9 Million in Returns

April 27, 2019 – Utica NY - As April comes to a close, so does tax season and volunteer appreciation month, making this weekend a perfect time to celebrate the...

10 Year Old Elijah Jones Wins United Way’s Youth Cooking Challenge Presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

April 16, 2019 – Utica...

Annual LIVE UNITED Hockey Night with Utica College Pioneers

Utica, NY: The seventh annual LIVE UNITED...

Contestants Chosen for Youth Cooking Challenge Presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield

Seven local youths have been selected to compete in United Way’s Youth Cooking Challenge Presented by Excellus BlueCross BlueShield.
 
The seven contestants selected are:
 
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Marc Butler and Waterfront Grille Owners Rocky & Barb Fiato Hosted 16th Annual United Way Fundraiser

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