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United Way funds targeted local organizations and programs that provide immediate help while also investing in creating systems change and policy improvements that permanently break the cycle of poverty.

Our Results*

9% increase in kids graduating meeting UC/CSU admission requirements between 2011 and 2016

60% reduction in veteran homelessness and over 36,000 people moved into permanent housing

2,000 low-income families have strengthened their financial stability, and over 10,500 households received assistance with basic household necessities

*Results based off of UWGLA’s 2016 Impact Summary

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