Welcome to the Media Center. Valley of the Sun United Way offers information, tips and expert spokespeople to develop compelling stories informing the public about the most pressing health and human service issues facing Maricopa County.
If you are a member of the media and have questions, please contact:
Laura Kaiser Vice President, Donor Relations, Donor Impact 602.631.4802 firstname.lastname@example.org
From blogs to broadcast, we invite you to contact us for any additional information, story ideas, photos or interviews.
What started as a pilot program in Maricopa County in 2015 has grown to a national literacy volunteer movement. Directed at Valley of the Sun United Way’s (VSUW) goal to improve student literacy, Vello engages passionate volunteers as tutors. Efforts focus on grade level reading skills (fluency, accuracy, prosody, vocabulary, comprehension, etc.) for youth in first through third grades.
Valley of the Sun United Way on the Passing of U.S. Senator John McCain
This weekend, we lost one of our most beloved figures and an individual whose impact on Arizona is perhaps unmatched. The Valley of the Sun United Way team would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Senator John McCain.
Valley of the Sun United Way breaks record in raising money to break hunger cycle
Valley of the Sun United Way raised a record-breaking $378,000 at its annual Women United We Are UNITED luncheon Friday, May 18. The money will benefit two of the organization’s programs that aim to eliminate hunger among school children — WeekEnd Hunger Backpacks and Breakfast in the Classroom.
ASU and Promotores HOPE Network partner with Valley of the Sun United Way for “Community Health Worker Day | Dia del Promotor” in Fight Against Poverty for Families
Many families in the Phoenix community are below the poverty line, and struggle to make ends meet and put food on the table. Connecting them with key resources to help them overcome these challenges can be difficult. But thanks to an innovative idea, there’s a new partner in the fight against poverty.