Immigrant and Low-income Families Receive First Round of Donations
Part of United Way's COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Program
A Remarkable Team of Compassionate People
By Michael Fitzgerald
A band of part-time angels is visiting Stockton homeless camps, improving the lives of people living in shockingly bad conditions in the time of Coronavirus.
Some of the players may surprise you. All may inspire.
“I work for everybody, and these people need us more than ever,” said District Attorney Tori Verber-Salazar.
Message from CEO, Kristen Birtwhistle
At this time United Way of San Joaquin County has made the difficult but critical decision to cancel and/or postpone upcoming events and large group meetings in response to guidance from the Center for Disease and Control’s (CDC) position on the Coronavirus or Covid-19 threat and the recent state of emergency announcement from the City of Stockton.
"The funds received from United Way will be invaluable in helping provide health care screenings/services to Medicare beneficiaries in Tracy. We will host our event at the Tracy Community Center in partnership with the Lolly Hansen Senior Center.