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15th December 2017 is the UK’s second ‘Local Charities Day’. Here at United Way, we are celebrating by announcing the names of small, local charities we awarded £1,000 grants to this year.We want more people and businesses to support their local charities, which is why we...
Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017
Our 2016 Annual Report is now available! Click here to read about our key achievements and our plans for the future.  United Way UK are proud of our achievements in 2016. It was our second full year of operating, and we worked as a platform for corporates, local charities, ...
Posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
We're thrilled to announce that United Way UK's partnership with Costco UK has won "Best Promotional Partnership (Large Employer)" at the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards 2017!Our partnership was also highly commended for "Most Innovative Campaign." In 2016 Costco...
Posted: Thursday, November 23, 2017
United Way “Breaking Barriers”Over 110 people attended United Way UK’s “Breaking Barriers” event at the RSA in support of the United Way Reading Oasis. The Reading Oasis provides disadvantaged primary school-aged children with thousands of brand new books, comfortable and...
Posted: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
On the 15th November, 2017, United Way UK will host a special event: ‘Breaking Barriers’  ‘The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, ‘Thus far, and no farther’’, Ludwig van Beethoven  The evening will feature celebrated American pianist...
Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
On a bright and sunny day in early July, Pitney Bowes employees spent the day volunteering at Heathlands School in St. Albans, a school for deaf pupils of all ages. The volunteers did an incredible amount of work in just a single day--they built an outdoor shed, weeded the...
Posted: Friday, August 4, 2017
Thank you to all the small, local charities who applied for a 2017 Give Local grant.  We are moved, humbled and inspired by the work that is done by small charities across the country. Thank you for sharing your case studies and ideas with us. And for doing all that you do...
Posted: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
We are happy to be supporting Small Charities Week 2017. Taking place between the 19th and 24th June, Small Charitiess Week provides free initiatives, competitions and support for charities or local community organisation with an annual turnover under £1.5 million. These...
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017
For the second year running, United Way UK is awarding ‘Give Local’ grants to small charities in nearly 30 communities across the UK. What are ‘Give Local’ grants?'Give Local' grants are £1,000 grants given to small charities and community groups who are benefitting local...
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017
In late March and early April, sixty employees from Lenovo's Glasgow and Basingstoke offices volunteered through United Way UK to refurbish the outdoor play areas and gardens of two local schools for children with additional learning and medical needs. Both schools lacked...
Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

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