Our Stories — Financial Stability

Project Homeless Connect: Thank You

Thanks to the efforts of 304 dedicated volunteers, we were able to serve 357 individuals experiencing homelessness with over two dozen life changing services on October 19.

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Achieving Economic Inclusion on Dec. 11

Join us for Achieving Economic Inclusion: A Call to Action! on Friday, December 11. The event will feature speakers from the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), the D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB), and the United Way of the National Capital Area. 

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Supporting Our Region’s Veterans

United Way NCA and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia recently collaborated on the release of a new study that looks at the well-being of post-9/11 veterans living in Northern Virginia, and also assesses the network of services available to those veterans and their families.

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Alternative Spring Break: A Week That Lasts A Lifetime

United Way NCA hosted four Alternative Spring Break (ASB) programs in March, bringing together 132 college-age students from the Washington metropolitan area and across the country, as well as China, Italy, Japan, and Puerto Rico. Volunteers represented more than 70 colleges and universities.

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Getting Back to Work: United Way NCA and CLB Train Visually Impaired Veterans for IT Careers

In the Washington, DC metropolitan area, we have more than 333,000 veterans who have proudly served our country. Unfortunately, as they transitioned to post-military life, many of these veterans faced difficult challenges, including finding jobs that provide family-sustaining income.

As part of United Way NCA's commitment to helping families achieve financial stability, we launched a pilot program to target support and workforce training towards our local veterans.

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