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Partner Spotlight: Prescott Area Shelter Services


Homeless women and children are the most vulnerable in a community. Prescott Area Shelter Services (PASS) provides temporary emergency shelter to women in a facility including a 19-bed dormitory and two additional rooms to serve moms with children (including sons over the age of 12). The shelter contains a community room, a kitchen, four bathrooms, and a conference room equipped with computers. On average, PASS serves between 15 and 20 women and children each night - seven nights a week, 365 days a year. PASS kept its doors open during the COVID crisis and has remained a constant source of [...]

Partner Spotlight: Prescott Area Shelter Services2022-06-15T13:54:42-07:00

Partner Spotlight: People Who Care


After a challenging 2020, People Who Care completed its 29th year on a very high note.The United Way of Yavapai County partner - which provides non-medical assistance to adults who are no longer able to drive due to age-related or physical limitations - purchased a building for their new headquarters. Thanks to an incredibly generous legacy gift, PWC will move from their Grove Avenue office to their new location in March of 2022.This expansion will help accommodate the dramatic increase in PWC's “Neighbors,” its term for the people who use its services. Since January of this year, PWC has seen a [...]

Partner Spotlight: People Who Care2022-06-15T13:54:56-07:00

Introducing Board Member Scott Lewis


A nonprofit's strength is the community that supports it. Donors, advocates and volunteers are its beating heart. At the United Way of Yavapai County (UWYC), we are grateful to everyone who Shows Up United, including our amazing Board of Directors. One of our most recent additions to the board is Scott Lewis, a senior lecturer and administrator with the Strategic Leadership Program at Northern Arizona University. This program, offered statewide, is unique in that its students tend to already be in the workplace and are looking to hone their skills as leaders and managers. "In a nutshell, we designed it [...]

Introducing Board Member Scott Lewis2022-06-15T13:56:34-07:00

Manzanita Outreach Expands Programs


The nonprofit has always followed the numbers, and the data has led to its latest initiatives, MO Packs for Kids and MO Packs for Teachers. Manzanita Outreach is all about the logistics. When it comes to food insecurity, the organization's leadership believes there isn't so much a food problem as a distribution problem that requires distribution solutions. Since 2017, the organization has been led by Mike Newcomb, whose background includes extensive expertise in distribution and logistics. That know-how was put to work at Manzanita Outreach, resulting in pop-up "food sharing" events throughout Verde Valley. These events have been strategically scheduled [...]

Manzanita Outreach Expands Programs2022-06-15T14:01:38-07:00

Announcing a New Veterans Scholarship Fund!


Updated: Sep 29, 2020 In December 2019, United Way of Yavapai County was very fortunate to have received a gene The UWYC Board of Directors has created a long-term vision that allows us to weather any financial climate.  This will help to ensure our ability to respond to the community’s needs for many years.  As always, we will continue to provide many opportunities for our service providers to create programs that fill gaps in services, that are innovative and are themselves sustainable in the long run.    Our generous donor, Mr. Daniel H. Roberts, was not only an honored Veteran of [...]

Announcing a New Veterans Scholarship Fund!2022-06-15T14:21:20-07:00

Thank You to Radio KYCA for Hosting Patty Demers on Your Morning Talk Show!


Our sincere thanks to Radio KYCA, our host, Mary Ann Suttles and the amazing staff at the station for inviting our new Executive Director, Patty Bell-Demers to the show. She enjoyed sharing the vital mission of United Way of Yavapai County, and the exciting events we have plannned throughout the county in the coming months. Our heartfelt thanks to all!

Thank You to Radio KYCA for Hosting Patty Demers on Your Morning Talk Show!2022-06-15T14:13:09-07:00

Update from the Verde Valley!


Recently, the staff from United Way of Yavapai had the honor of visiting one of our COVID-19 grant recipients, the Verde Valley Homeless Coalition. The Verde Valley Homeless Coalition, located just a couple minutes away from Old Town Cottonwood, is a notable organization whose mission is to "provide solutions to the needs of the homeless on Verde Valley working with the support of the entire community." Through the direction of dedicated staff, mission-oriented volunteers, and community support, the Verde Valley Homeless Coalition is able to successfully provide over 5,000 meals annually, shelter over 1,000 individuals during inclement weather, offer [...]

Update from the Verde Valley!2022-06-15T14:16:30-07:00
Location: 1678 Oaklawn Drive, Ste. A Prescott, AZ 86305
Phone: (928) 778-6605

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