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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:


Give Where You Live

We invite you to join thousands of Nevadans on April 25th who will be coming together for 24 hours of unprecedented nonprofit giving, all online. We think Nevada's Big Give is a remarkable way to encourage philanthropy and an easy way to 'give where you live', all while making a real impact. Please consider supporting our community with your online gift to United Way by clicking here (you will be redirected to a secure page). THANK YOU for showing how Nevadan's LIVE UNITED.
  • We appreciate our volunteers!

    THANK YOU to all volunteers who make our community a better place to work, live and play. We honor your service not only during National Volunteer Week. We honor you throughout the year.

  • 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.

  • April 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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