The Hours Workers Need to Clock to Afford Groceries in Every State

Both average and minimum wage earners in the U.S. struggle to meet one of the most basic human needs—food. Across the country, high grocery prices have reached a national weekly.....

Assistance, Homelessness, Housing, Poverty, Resources

What to Do if You Need Stable Housing Now

In times of crisis, stable housing is a fundamental need. For individuals navigating emergency housing options, access to reliable information and resources can be a beacon of hope. This guide.....

April is National Volunteer Month: The Benefits of Family Volunteering

April is National Volunteer Month! At United Way NCA we want to say THANK YOU to all the amazing volunteers who help us make the National Capital Area a more.....

Forging Your Own Path to Success: A Women’s History Month Celebration

In celebration of Women’s History Month, on March 21, United Way NCA’s Women United hosted 20 high school students for a career discussion and volunteer opportunity. Women leaders and executives.....

It’s Not Too Late to Take Advantage of Free Tax Services and Possibly Earn Larger Refunds

Tax Day 2024 is fast approaching, but there is still time to meet with the free tax advisors at one of our five Financial Empowerment Centers. And to illustrate just.....

Advocate, Gen Z

The Gen Z Activism Survey

Generation Z is stepping into a world marked by economic instability, escalating college expenses, and significant environmental issues. Growing up in the digital age, they are not just witnesses to.....

How Access Supports Education Equality & Equity

Education is an essential aspect in the pursuit of social justice because it provides individuals with the skills and knowledge vital for personal and societal advancement. It is a catalyst.....

Place-Based Strategies: What Are They and How Do They Work?

The word ‘community’ evokes a sense of belonging, a place where we all come together to create something greater than the sum of its parts. But how do we build.....

The Social Responsibility Norm and Community Impact

What is the Social Responsibility Norm? The social responsibility norm (SRN) is a societal expectation that people should engage in positive social behavior to contribute to the welfare of their.....

United Way NCA Partners with Navy Federal to Promote Financial Literacy

In a world where financial decisions shape our daily lives, the ability to understand the intricacies of finance is not just a valuable life skill, it is a critical skill.....


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