Guide to Giving Back This Holiday Season Each year, we receive dozens of inquiries from community volunteers and companies who are looking to give their time, talent, and treasure during the holiday season. The holidays are always a challenging time for many in our community, but this year will be especially difficult for
Centennial Celebrating the 1980s As we celebrate our Centennial year, we continue to highlight the role United Way of San Diego County has played in our region throughout our history. This month, we want to focus on the 1980s, a decade when San Diego grew in size, economy, and national prominence. Prior
Centennial Celebrating the 1970s United Way of San Diego County (UWSD) continues to observe our Centennial Celebration by highlighting each decade with this month’s salute to the 1970s, a time full of innovation and incubation. In 1973, we adopted the name United Way of San Diego County in keeping with national trends.
How the CARES Act for COVID-19 Benefits Donors There are new incentives for donating to charity, based on the CARES ACT, the recently passed $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package. Taxpayers who previously could not deduct their charitable contributions, because they took the standard deduction, can now deduct up to $300 of qualified
United Way’s Guide to Free Food in San Diego During COVID-19 Many San Diego County residents have lost their jobs, are hurting financially and worried about where their next meal will come from. Fortunately, there are many different ways to get food in San Diego, whether it’s from a local business, food