Events


Upcoming events:


Days of Caring 2018

When: Friday, October 19, 2018 at 08:00 AM

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End-of-Life Community Conference

When: Friday, November 02, 2018 at 07:00 AM

Where: Westin La Paloma in Tucson, AZ

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Details: Please join us on Dia de los Muertos (Friday, November 2) for a great community conference: Grieving the Dead in the Twenty-First Century! Click here to register.Dr. Candi Cann, keynote speaker, leads an all-star team of presenters sharing their end of life experiences and the various ways we grieve our losses as individuals, communities, and cultures. 7:00 - 8:15am: Registration & Breakfast8:15 - 8:30am: Welcoming Remarks8:30 - 9:30am: Keynote by Dr. Candi Cann9:45 - 11:15am: Workshop Session One11:15 - 12:15pm: Lunch12:15 - 1:45pm: Workshop Session Two2:00 - 3:00pm: Closing - Dying to Eat by Dr. Candi Cann and Dr. Maribel Alvarez Presented by Casa de la Luz Foundation in conjunction with the Arizona End of Life Care Partnership of United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. We are pleased to open registration for the 18th Annual End-of-Life Community Conference.


YLS Dive Bar Bus Tour November 2018

When: Saturday, November 03, 2018 at 06:00 PM

Where: Park Place Mall in Tucson, AZ

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Details: The Young Leaders Society is hosting a Dive Bar Bus Tour! Tickets are $25 for non-members, $20 for members. All proceeds benefit Youth on the Rise (youth ages 16-24 who are on a path to re-engaging with their education and career). The bus will stop at the following locations: Liquor Barrel SaloonMusic Box LoungeThe Wooden NickelNevada Smith'sOutlaw SaloonThe Buffet The Young Leaders Society (YLS) is United Way's affinity group for professionals who invest in the community and are actively seeking ways to Connect, Serve & Lead to make a positive and lasting impact. This event is open to anyone, not just current YLS members. We will meet at Park Place Mall (lot west of LA Fitness and behind O'Reilly Chevrolet). Please arrange for a safe ride home. The bus will not return to the pick up location. Must be at least 21 to attend.


Literacy Champion

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 07:00 AM

Where: Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, AZ

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Details: Do you know a Literacy Champion? A Literacy Champion is a local educator who has gone above and beyond to improve literacy in our community. Now in its 3rd year, The Literacy Champion Award is presented to two early childhood educators teaching in preschool through 3rd grade. Nominate a Literacy Champion by November 9th! Questions? literacychampion@unitedwaytucson.org Meet last year’s winners! Marcia Zatarain de Cortina, Sunnyside Headstart Pre-schoolMary Carroll, Roadrunner Elementary


BusinessBreakfast

When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 07:00 AM

Where: Tucson Convention Center in Tucson, AZ

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Details: 14th Annual Business Leaders for Early Education Breakfast Hosted by Women United Keynote Speakers:Collette Brown, Manager of Strategic Community Development at Freeport-McMoRanSteve Holmes, Superintendent of the Sunnyside Unified School District Last year, 720 influential business and community leaders attended Women United’s annual Business Breakfast and helped to raise more than $67,000 for early childhood literacy. Women United combines the financial power and collective talents of local philanthropic women leaders to address early childhood literacy in our community. Children who read proficiently by the end of third grade are more likely to succeed academically and graduate from high school prepared for college and careers. 1 in 4 children in Pima County are not reaching this crucial benchmark. Parking – Tucson Convention Center, Lot B or C Event Timeline – Tuesday, February 27, 2019 7:00am - Registration and Breakfast begins 7:30am - Program begins (Please allow time to park, find your table and get breakfast prior to the program beginning.) 9:00am - Event concludes Each year during the Business Breakfast two Literacy Champions are awarded for their success in literacy education. Click Here to Nominate a Literacy Champion