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United Way Names Officers for 2014 Board of Directors
United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra Receives $64,780 to Help Taxpayers

Join us in improving peoples' lives and build stronger communities in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe Basin:


Free Tax Help in Your Community!

FREE tax return preparation will again be offered by United Way through the Earn It Keep It Save It Coalition for low-to-moderate income families and individuals in our community. Trained volunteers, certified by the IRS will serve individuals and families by appointment throughout the tax season. To find out more information and to find a tax site near you, call 2-1-1. To learn more about eligibility and what to bring with you, click here for our information flyer (PDF).

  • National Volunteer Week

    THANK YOU to all volunteers who make our community a better place to work, live and play. We honor your service during National Volunteer Week.

  • Assets and Opportunity Profile Released

    United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra is pleased to post the "Assets and Opportunity Profile" report that was developed by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). UWNNS looks forward to using this local area data to inform our work as we move forward to help financially fragile families. View the report.

  • National Volunteer Week Newsletter Now Available

    Please take a quick look at this our recent newsletter from United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra.  


  • In 2013, UWNNS celebrated our 70th Anniversary. For over 70 years, we have created positive, lasting change through our expertise, capacity and relationships. In 2014, with your help, we will reach the goal of $100 million raised since we started in 1942. To help celebrate this goal, we have established the $100 Million Dollar Club. We invite everyone who gives to UWNNS in any amount to become a "$100 Million Dollar Club" member.”

    Click here to join us by giving today!

  • We Want to Say a BIG THANKS to You for Supporting Your Local United Way!

    We at United Way want to say we are thankful for you!  Because of your generous support in Giving, Advocating and Volunteering through United Way many lives have been improved throughout our region.


  • 71 Stories for 71 Years

    Follow us on Pinterest as we share stories from over the years, beginning with our founding on October 29, 1942, and how we continue to successfully serve northern Nevada and the Sierra for over 70 years.

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