United Way Monterey County In the News



Bay Federal Credit Union workplace campaign raises $12,600 for United Way
King City Rustler, February 22, 2024

Tax Help
MCWeekly, February 22, 2024

Good Week
MCWeekly, February 22, 2024

‘I don’t see how things are going to go back to normal’: California’s Salinas Valley grapples with aftermath of devastating flood
Courthouse News Service, November 3, 2023

Monterey County Preschool Service Corps Starts Fourth Program Year
Salinas Valley Tribune, September 27, 2023

Classic Car Week: Local Bank COO Brings Drive to Philanthropy
Monterey Herald, August 17, 2023

United Way Starts a Rent Stabilization Program with Remaining Covid-19 Rental Assistance Funds
MCWeekly, August 31, 2023

Youth Homelessness in Monterey County on the Rise
KSBW, July 18

MCOE and United Way Monterey County host Stuff the Bus Event
KION, July 19

'We Have Nothing': Pajaro Farmworkers Face the Prospect of No Income at Start of Harvesting Season 
KQED, March 18, 2023

Newsom's $42 Million in Aid for Flooded Farmworkers Is Actually Old COVID Funding
KQED, March 16, 2023

Gov. Newsom Touts $42 Million in Aid for Flood Victims – Turns Out It’s Months Old COVID Funding
KAZU, March 1, 2023

Monterey County Officials Trying to Help Pajaro Move Forward
KION 546, March 16, 2023

Safety First: Storm Related Resources 
Monterey County Weekly, March 11, 2023

Monterey County Requests More Federal Disaster Funding,
King City Rustler, January 25, 2023

In Spreckels, Monterey County’s Storm Relief Center Forms the Frontline of Recovery Efforts
Monterey County Weekly, January 26, 2023

Monterey County Covid-19 Coalition Receives Recognition for Child Care
King City Rustler, December 30, 2022

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Raises Record Amount for Charity
KSBW Action News 8, November 9, 2022

Letter to the Editor
Monterey Herald, October 30,2022

United Way Monterey County Opens New Community Impact Center
King City Rustler, October 25, 2022

Community Report Outlines Top Health Needs in Monterey County
King City Rustler, October 24, 2022

Heart of Salinas Gets a New Life
Monterey Herald, October 15, 2022

Monterey County Health Needs Collaborative Releases Assessment Results
Monterey Herald, October 12, 2022

What Are Your Aspirations for Life in Monterey County? This Survey Wants to Hear About it.
Monterey County Weekly, August 26, 2022

United Way Monterey County’s ‘Stuff the Bus’ Helps Local Students in Need
King City Rustler, August 5, 2022

Stuff the Bus Helps Make Sure All Monterey County Students are Back-to-School Ready
Monterey County Weekly, July 25, 2022

The Pandemic-era Eviction Protections Are Over, Leaving Tenants to Fend for Themselves
Monterey County Weekly, July 28, 2022

United Way Monterey County Acquires Impact Center in Downtown Salinas
Monterey Herald, July 15, 2022

VHP and the United Way of Monterey County Stuff the Bus for Children in Need
Valley Health Plan, July 2022

Seaside Gets Additional $300K for Rental, Utility Assistance Program
Monterey Herald, June 14, 2022

Volunteers Fill 700 Backpacks for Students Experiencing Homelessness
Monterey Herald, June 10, 2022

How Much Do You Need to Earn to Afford to Live on the Central Coast? New Housing Report Finds Out
KSBW, May 10, 2022

United Way Monterey County Launches Capital Campaign 
King City Rustler, May 3, 2022

Monterey County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program Provides Nearly $34M in Support
King City Rustler, April 28, 2022

United Way Monterey Rent Relief Program Deadline is Thursday
KION, April 12, 2022

County Hospitals, Organizations Form a Forward Looking Collaborative to Assess Local Health
Monterey County Weekly, April 11, 2022

United Way Monterey County and CSUMB Search for Victims of Predatory Lending
KION, April 7, 2022

United Way Moves To Salinas Community Impact Center
KSBW, April 5, 2022

A Research Project Aims to Understand Predatory Lending in Salinas
Monterey County Weekly, March 31, 2022

Collaboration Between Public and Nonprofit Agencies is the Silver Lining of a Very Destructive Pandemic
Monterey County Weekly, March 16, 2022

Calling 2-1-1: Old-school phone service provides new-school services
Monterey Herald, February 28, 2022

Salinas Valley News Briefs - United Awards
The King City Rustler, February 23, 2022

United Way Monterey Offers Free Tax Preparation Services
The King City Rustler, February 22, 2022

United Way Estan Brindando Asistencia Para el Pago de la Renta
NoticiasYa Costa Central, February 17, 2022

Tool Box - Tax Season
The Monterey County Weekly, February 10, 2022

California’s eviction freeze ended, but you can still get rent help. Check your county.
Sacramento Bee, October 5, 2021

Eviction Moratorium Comes to an End
Monterey County Weekly, September 30, 2021

United Way Bay Area Activates Wildfire Relief Fund, coordinating support throughout region
Lake County News, September 23, 2021

Meal Program
Salinas Valley Tribune, September 21, 2021

United Way Monterey County hosts 11th annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ event to help local students in need
KION-TV, July 23, 2021

United Way welcomes new members to its Board of Directors
Monterey Herald, July 24, 2021

United Way, MCOE and Volunteers assemble 4,500 backpacks
MC Weekly, July 22, 2021

Child Tax Credit payments will start hitting bank accounts this week
KION-TV, July 13, 2021

Congresista Jimmy Panetta anuncia el pago de crédito tributario con reembolso
NoticiasYa, Costa Central, July 12, 2021

State extends its eviction moratorium and goes big on rent relief on the brink of a deadline
Monterey County Weekly, July 1, 2021

United Way The Monterey County Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) results
Salinas Valley News Briefs , Salinas Valley Tribune, July 5, 2021

By the Numbers VITA 2020 Tax Season Results
Monterey County Weekly, June 24, 2021

New financial stability course to be offered to inmates at Monterey County Jail
KION 546 News, May 26, 2021

Assistance bottleneck leaves many Monterey County renters still waiting for help
Monterey Herald. May 13, 2021

UPDATED: A guide to Covid-19 vaccinations in Monterey County
Monterey County Weekly, May 13, 2021

United Way predicts they won’t run out of funds for utility and rental assistance programs
Monterey County Weekly, May 11, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom proposes more stimulus checks and rent relief for Californians
KION 546 News, May 11, 2021

Asistencia financiera para dueños de restaurantes; United Way continúa con la asistencia para renta
Univision, KSMS-TV, NoticiasYa, May 11, 2021

United Way predicts they won’t run out of funds for utility and rental assistance programs
Monterey County Weekly, May 11, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom proposes more stimulus checks and rent relief for Californians
KION-TV, May 10, 2021

A Guide to Covid-19 Vaccinations in Monterey County
Monterey County Weekly, April 30, 2021

County gets $28.3M to help with rent, utilities
Carmel Pine Cone, April 9, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program
The Californian, March 23, 2021

United Way Monterey County Issuing Some Money to Help Renters
Monterey Herald, March 18, 2021

Hospitality Leaders Reflect on Pandemic Impacts
KSBW, March 17, 2021

Guide to Covid-19 Vaccinations Monterey County
Monterey County Weekly, March 17, 2021

Rental Assistance Applications Will Open In Monterey County On March 23
Monterey County Weekly, March 16, 2021

Condados de la Costa Central ofrecen asistencia para el pago de la renta
NoticiasYa, Univision, March 16, 2021

California rent relief application is now open
KION-TV, March 15, 2021

United Way Monterey County is Offering Free Tax Prep for Residents
KION-TV, March 4, 2021

United Way Monterey County Accepts Nominations for LIVE UNITED Awards
King City Rustler, February 26, 2021

United Way Monterey County Offers Free Financial Literacy Workshops
MC Weekly, February 25, 2021

United Way Monterey County Launched its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Service
King City Rustler, February 19, 2021

A Guide to COVID-19 Vaccinations in Monterey County
MC Weekly, February 17, 2021

Monterey County Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Plan
Monterey Herald, February 17, 2021

City of Monterey Asks County for $1 Million for Rent Assistance
Monterey Herald, February 17, 2021

Learn about accessory dwelling units, UWMC ADU workshop
MC Weekly, February 4, 2021

Seaside, United Way team up on Accessory Dwelling Unit Workshop
Monterey Herald, January 19, 2021

United Way Monterey County Financial Literacy Workshops
MC Weekly, September 3, 2020

United Way offers digital tax prep services in English and Spanish
The Californian, April 17, 2020

Demand for food assistance skyrocketed at the beginning of shelter-in-place, and remains high
MC Weekly, January 29, 2021

2021 MLK Day Coverage
NoticiasYa Costa Central, Entravision Affiliate,  January 15, 2021

Children learn about MLK’s legacy as nation faces moments of civil unrest
KION-TV, January 14, 2021

On teaching MLK to preschoolers over Zoom
MC Weekly, Monterey County NOW, January 14, 2021

Pilot project, providing cash stipend to adults who test positive for Covid-19, administered by United Way Monterey County
MC Weekly, December 12, 2020

Monterey County will pay some COVID-positive people to stay home
KSBW, December 1, 2020

United Way partners with Monterey County to launch rent and utility assistance program
King City Rustler, October 20, 2020

Streamlined state regulations spark a surge in local interest to build more ADUs
MC Weekly, October, 15, 2020

United Way to help with rent and utility assistance program
Voices of Monterey Bay, October 7, 2020

United Way Monterey County schedules virtual breakfast
Voices of Monterey Bay, September 16, 2020

Pebble Beach Concours Raises $1 Million for charities in COVID-19 canceled year
Monterey Herald, September 4, 2020

United Way Worldwide Announces West Coast Wildfire Relief Funds to Help Impacted Communities
PR Newswire, September 15, 2020

AARP Community Challenge 2020 Grantees, Affordable Housing in Seaside
AARP, August 20, 2020

As the pandemic worsens people’s lives, small and localized volunteer projects step up to fill basic needs, alongside legacy nonprofits
MC Weekly, July 30, 2020

United Way Monterey County announces 2020 Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant recipients
King City Rustler, June 21, 2020

Food, shelter grants available from United Way
The Californian, May 8, 2020

Local United Way seeks funds for first responders
The Californian, May 1, 2020

Coronavirus emergency creates child-care issues in Monterey County
Monterey Herald, April 14, 2020

Monterey County’s COVID-19 Fund tops $1.3 million in first month
Voices of Monterey Bay, April 17, 2020

Nonprofits navigating a new world of volunteering during a pandemic; where to volunteer now
MC Weekly, March 26, 2020

United Way’s 211 assists Monterey County with Census 2020
Voices of Monterey Bay, January 27, 2020

United Way Monterey County focuses on Accessory Dwelling Units
Monterey Herald, September 16, 2019

Stuff the Bus Brings School supplies to record to a record number of Monterey County kids
Monterey Herald, April 1, 2019

Stuff the Bus school supplies rolls out in Salinas
Monterey Herald, June 14, 2019

United Way Extends its offer of free tax prep to tax day April 15
MC Weekly, April 12, 2019

2019 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Raises $2.1 Million for People in Need
PR Newswire, November 14, 2019

United Way Monterey County 21st Annual Community Breakfast Action News 8 News segment and editorial
KSBW Action News 8, September 25, 2019