Press Releases


Community Survey - Largest Community Input Effort by United Way of Whatcom County 1/11/17


Free Kindergarten Readiness Calendars Available 9/1/16

United Way Gets Ahead of the Issues - 3 New Program Partners and 700 More to be Served 7/12/16

Staff Transition at United Way 6/13/16

Do you know ALICE? - An Op-Ed from our President 2/11/16

United Way Unveils Groundbreaking ALICE Study 1/17/2016

United Way Grant Cycle for 2016 1/5/2016


United Way to Help 900+ More Kids and Families 7/20/2015

United Way Welcomes Two New Board Members 5/11/15

EFSP Funds Available 3/31/15

United Way Honors Local Businesses; Spotlights Lives Changed 3/12/15

United Way is Looking for New Programs to Partner With 1/12/15


Give Back to Community Through #GivingTuesday - An Op-Ed by Peggy Onustack 12/2/2014

Thankful for Community Collaboration, Together we Achieve More - An Op-Ed by Thomas Kenney 11/27/2014

WECU and United Way Making Dreams Come True - An Op-Ed by Jennifer Kutcher 11/18/2014

Improving Lives for Vets and for All - An Op-Ed by Debbie Paton 11/11/2014

Collaborative Care Helps Whatcom Residents Most in Need - An Op-Ed by Larry Thompson 11/5/2014

United Way Links Employees to the Community - An Op-Ed by John Huntley 10/28/14

Life-long Learning Habits Begin with Early Literacy - An Op-Ed by Pamela Nyberg Kiesner 10/21/2014

Creating Lasting Change - An Op-Ed from our President 9/10/14

2014 Kindergarten Readiness Calendars Available for Free 8/18/2014

United Way Expands Partners, Announces Grant Recipients 7/22/2014

United Way Office Relocating With 2 Other Local Funders in Washington Federal Building 7/15/2014

New Members Elected to Board of Directors 7/9/2014

United Way Sponsors Unique Homeless in Bellingham Film Project 5/29/14

A Look in to the Fund Distribution Process, Op-Ed by Panel Chair Geoff Beaumont  5/15/2014

FamilyWize and United Way Announce New 10 Year Partnerships 4/10/14

United Way Honors Local Businesses and Celebrates New Direction at Awards Banquet 3/14/14

New Funding Opportunity! 2014 Request for Qualifications 1/14/14


United Way Works Year Round to Create a Stronger Community 12/7/13

Whatcom County and Local Cities Proclaim December 3, 2013 as #GivingTuesday 11/27/13

United Way Offers Window to Community Issues Through Professional Development 11/14/13

Supporting United Way is Good Business 11/7/13

Support United Way to Advance Financial Stability in Whatcom County 10/31/13

Backing United Way Advances Health of Whatcom County 10/25/13

EFSP Funds Available in Whatcom County 10/24/13

ICU and United Way - Collectively Impacting our Community 10/3/2013

Support United Way to Advance Early Learning Opportunities in Whatcom County 9/26/13

Join United Way in Advancing Education, Income, and Health - an Op-Ed from our President Peter Theisen  9/12/13

Free Kindergarten Readiness Calendars Available! 8/23/13

United Way Invests Grants in Programs that Advance Education, Income, and Health 7/8/13

New Board Member Elected 7/2/13

United Way and FamilyWize help 5 Million People 5/14/13

Awards Banquet for the 2012 Campaign  3/15/13


Emergency Food and Shelter Funds Allocated  12/19/12

A Look Inside the Campaign and a Message of Thanks to those Involved 11/26/12

United Way Invests in a Healthier Community for all 10/23/12

United Way of Whatcom County Receives Award for Work in Early Learning, Funds Project at Ferndale School Districit 10/10/12

Invest in Children, Strengthen our Community through the United Way Campaign 9/24/12

YWCA Encourages Support of United Way Campaign 9/12/12

2012 Campaign Kicks off with Focus on Advancing Education, Income, and Health 9/6/12 

Free Kindergarten Readiness Calendars Available! 8/21/12 

United Way of Whatcom County Welcomes New Board Members 7/10/12

United Way of Whatcom County Allocates Funds - Invests in Education, Income, and Health 7/3/12

United Way of Whatcom County Raises a Record Breaking $2.1 million  4/26/12

United Way of Whatcom County Partners with UPS on Letter Carrier Food Drive 4/20/12

United Way of Whatcom County Announces Awards Banquet for 2011 Campaign 4/11/12

United Way of Whatcom County Launches Early Learning Project 2/1/12


United Way of Whatcom County Accepting Proposals for Early Literacy Projects 11/2/11

United Way of Whatcom County President Participates in State-wide Peer Coaching 10/25/11

United Way of Whatcom County Grants Funds for Improving Financial Literacy 10/21/11

Free Kindergarten Readiness Calendars Available to Help Children Prepare for School 10/7/11

United Way Of Whatcom County kicks off its Fall 2011 Campaign with a special effort to boost early childhood literacy 9/15/11

Going Beyond Overhead-- Creating Stability, Investing in Change 7/30/11

United Way allocates $1.14 million to local programs 7/13/11

United Way and FamilyWize have saved residents more than $250,000 in prescription costs 6/6/11

United Way surpasses $2 million donation goal for 2010 4/21/11

February Marks First Decade of 2-1-1 Services  2/8/11

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