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United Way of El Paso County (UWEPC) has begun the important annual process of reviewing Community Impact* funding. Thanks to feedback from volunteers, this year's interim review process will include visits to funded agencies as...

Posted: Monday, April 03, 2017 Related: Basic Needs | Education | Financial Stability

We're excited to announce a refresh of what we once referred to as the Volunteer Action Center, now simply called VolunteerElPaso.org. The site, which is managed by United Way, is a community-driven platform where individuals can connect to local nonprofits and service projects. Individuals can create profiles that take into consideration their interests to quickly reply to nonprofit needs. Meanwhile,...

Posted: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Related:

Meet Angelica! She's been at the United Way for more than two years now since graduating college. She helps our Director of Community Impact by providing support to programs and initiatives such as MyFreeTaxes, United Way Allocations, and the Emergency Food and Shelter Program among others as our Community Engagement Specialist. She's extremely family-oriented so it's no wonder she enjoys helping families through these impactful programs. 

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Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2016 Related:

Meet Erika! She's been at the United Way on and off for almost ten years! After graduating from UTEP and receiving her degree in accounting, she was hired as the team's accountant. Since January 1, 2015, she's been preparing and processing accounts payable, payroll, monthly adjustments, and agency designations. Though her job is grueling work, she manages to have a fun loving spirit about her.  

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Posted: Friday, December 09, 2016 Related:

Families rely on the protections that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides. Read on to see a few ways that Americans' healthcare is better, whether people realize it or not -- and why we can't go backwards. 

1. Because of the ACA, 20 million Americans now have health insurance who didn't have it before, and everyone else's health insurance got an upgrade. 

2. Healthcare prices have grown more slowly than any time in the past 50 years...

Posted: Friday, December 09, 2016 Related:

Meet Mary! Mary is a truly passionate person who loves working with children and families as our Program Coordinator for the AmeriCorps Parents as Teachers Program. Mary began her journey as a teacher with Region 19 Head Start but found that working as part of administration was the angle she most enjoyed. Now, she's been a part of the United Way team for more than seven months and supervises 20 AmeriCorps members who are serving the community.

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Posted: Thursday, December 08, 2016 Related:

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