Kick Off the Holiday Season with the United Way

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We cordially invite you to join us as we kick off the holiday season with two family-friendly events next week that will light up your night, give you a head start on your holiday shopping – and support the United Way of Northern Arizona. On Thursday, November 16, we’ll “oooh” and “aaah” as hundreds of […]

We Need You – Fun Volunteer Opportunities

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Want to give back to the community while getting into the holiday spirit? The United Way of Northern Arizona is looking for some fun-loving volunteers to help us with two events next month: the Little America Holiday of Lights on Thursday, November 16 and the Mountain Campus Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair at Northern Arizona University the weekend of […]

Workplace Campaign Key to UWNA Success

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1967 was a year of firsts – first ATM, first Superbowl and founding year of the United Way of Northern Arizona. Check out our video about UWNA’s role in northern Arizona and this year’s 50th Anniversary campaign. Thank you so much for your ongoing support and check out if your workplace is registered for our […]

267 Reasons Why KinderCamp™ is Awesome

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Believe or not, there’s a group of 267 preschoolers in northern Arizona who cannot wait for the summer recess to be over. They are that excited about going to school. A few weeks ago, some of them weren’t really ready for the first day of kindergarten. They were nervous about being separated from their parents, […]

Celebrating 50 Years with Special KinderCamp™ Campaign

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United Way of Northern Arizona is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a special drive for the KinderCamp™ initiative! The “50 for 50 Drive,” which is separate from the general campaign starting in September, hopes to raise $50,000 for the KinderCamp program in honor of the United Way’s golden anniversary. UWNA started in June 1967 as […]

UWNA Accepting Holiday Craft Fair Applications

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Attention artisans and crafters: The United Way of Northern Arizona is currently accepting applications for the 17th Annual Mountain Campus Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair, being held this November 18 and 19 at the newly remodeled du Bois Center on the campus of Northern Arizona University. Join us for one of the most popular holiday […]

The VITA Initiative: Changing Lives

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There’s a lot of great statistics showing the impact of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Northern Arizona this year (and we’ll get to them soon), but sometimes one person’s story perfectly encapsulates why we do what we do. This year, our assistance helped an incredible local senior citizen. She came to one of […]

Take a Tour of KinderCamp

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It’s no mystery why that young boy with the tooth (and toothy grin) is so excited – KinderCamp™ has started! KinderCamp, one of the United Way of Northern Arizona’s signature education initiatives, works to make sure children are academically, socially and emotionally ready for Kindergarten, so they can start learning from their first day there. […]

Summer Cafe Flagstaff

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Flagstaff has a new summer program exclusively for kids that offers free, nutritious meals in a safe environment with no questions asked. The Summer Cafe Flagstaff does not require enrollment and participants do not even have to give their names. The only requirement to receive a free meal is that the meal recipient is 18 […]