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As part of our ongoing work to address the COVID-19 emergency, we are launching our Give Local COVID-19 Response. United Way UK is working in partnership with businesses and other charitable organisations to reduce the impact of COVID-19 in local...
Posted: Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:04pm
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United Way UK works across the UK with many local charities and schools who are right now providing support on the frontline of disadvantaged communities in the wake of Covid-19. Their work is invaluable, though many times invisible as they assist...
Posted: Friday, March 20, 2020 - 5:48pm
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United Way UK has been made aware of a potential scam involving fraudsters sending out legitimate looking correspondences, circulated via e-mail, from Internet web sites, text messages and via regular mail or fax, falsely stating that they are...
Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 10:08am
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United Way UK is very happy to announce that “Give Local” grant applications are open for 2019.At United Way we work towards a reality where all individuals and families can blossom and achieve their potential owing to a good start in life, an...
Posted: Monday, July 22, 2019 - 8:40am
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Illiteracy is reported to cost the UK £36 billion a year and the World Literacy Foundation reports that one in four working-age adults struggle to read and write. Ablaze seeks to address this growing trend by supporting young people at the earliest...
Posted: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:12am
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This year, United Way UK received over 95 applications for our Give Local grants programme. After careful consideration and input from our wonderful partners at Costco we have awarded 29 grants of £1,000 to 29 small charities; each working to...
Posted: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
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 The evolution of online reading has expanded literacy access and availability of electronic books and digital print materials. The National Literacy Trust conducted a survey in 2012 that measured primary and secondary age students’ accessibility,...
Posted: Monday, September 3, 2018 - 4:28pm
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Demand for your services is growing faster than at any other time, while income is headed in the opposite direction, and continues to fall with every passing year.Competition for government and trust funding is squeezing everyone, and hours of hard...
Posted: Friday, August 3, 2018 - 4:51pm
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—Anisha Begum, Administrative AssistantThe idea of juggling a part-time job with a full-time undergraduate degree can be daunting—but with the right mindset, it is entirely achievable.Of course with ever increasing tuition fees’, working while...
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:36pm
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United Way UK is delighted to announce that, as of August 2018, Jane Hudson Jones will be leading the organisation as full-time CEO.Following the departure of Co-CEO Hannah Bellamy earlier this year, Jane Hudson Jones will take over as United Way UK...
Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 3:19pm
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