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You are invited to spread the word about what it means to LIVE UNITED in the National Capital Area. United Way of the National Capital Area is improving the health, education and economic opportunity of all community members to create a more equitable region. When none are ignored, all will thrive.


United Way NCA Selected by the Citi Foundation's Community Progress Makers Initiative

Unrestricted grant of $500,000 will enable United Way of the National Capital Area to address the need for place-based resource hubs that provide children and adults with integrated approaches to mental health, physical health, education and economic opportunity.
Jan 28, 2022


Shark Tank Pitch Competition Provides Veterans the Opportunity to Live Out Their Dreams

The National Capital Area is home to over 1.2 million veterans. Due...

Jan 27, 2022


United Way NCA and Mayor Bowser Kick Off EITC Awareness Day

Tax Season Kicks off on Jan. 28, Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...

Jan 24, 2022


Get Help for Tax Season 2022 – Free Tax Preparation Resources | United Way NCA

Free Resources for Tax Season 2022 Near Washington, DC Tax season 2022...

Jan 14, 2022


United Way NCA’s VITA program supported over 8,000 in 2021 – returning $11.4M back into the hands of families

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program delivers one of the most...

Jan 13, 2022


Grow Deeper in Your Equity Journey by Becoming a United Way NCA Equity Advocate

To help others and to be our best, we must practice being...

Jan 07, 2022


What is Racial Equity? | Racial Equity Definition | United Way NCA

What is Racial Equity? Definitions & Examples  By: Holly Martinez In 2020,...

Media Contact

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