Annual campaign overview

Creating Opportunities for a better life for all

When we reach out a hand to one we influence the condition of all, and the benefits ripple out to everyone in the community.

A donation to United Way of Kern County is an easy and powerful way to create lasting change for our relatives, friends, and co-workers right here in Kern County. Learn more with our Campaign Toolkit.

Your contribution to United Way of Kern County is invested in the building blocks for a good life: education, income, and health. Because everyone deserves opportunities for a good life including a quality education that leads to a stable job including enough income to support a family through retirement and good health.

Together, we can mobilize donors, volunteers and advocates improve lives in Kern County so residents learn well, earn well, and live well. Learn more about online giving, CLICK HERE.

Give. Advocate. Volunteer. LIVE UNITED.

Our Focus
Vita Income


Creating pathways to financial stability by providing free tax services and providing financial literacy courses.

Born Learning & Raising a Reader

Born Learning & Raising a Reader

Preparing children for success in school and in life by empowering parents to be their first teachers.

Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Kern County Homeless Collaborative

Working to end homelessness with 25 partner member organizations.

Kern Food Policy Council

Kern Food Policy Council

Collaborating to end hunger by working to find innovative, systems-level solutions.

You're part of this community. we know you want to see it succeed. So do we. At United Way, we believe we can do more together as a team. Join us.
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