Press Releases

Click the links to below to find a number of our past press releases and learn more about past UWTC events, community initiatives and partnerships. 

July 2021

Summer Youth Employment Program Restored to Previous Funding Levels 
Through Collaboration of Three Local Funders


March 2021

Tompkins County’s Caring Community Meets And Will Exceed United Way Goal


December 2020

Youth and Philanthropy Program Awards $31,937.50 to Local Non-Profits through United Way of Tompkins County


October 2020

United Way of Tompkins County Promotes Impact of COVID-19 Survey

United Way of Tompkins County Welcomes New Board Members


September 2020

Jean McPheeters and Dominick Recckio Announced as Campaign Chairs for United Way

Tompkins County Food Pantries Get a Boost the Week of September 21-25, 2020


July 2020

Local Human Service Agencies Receive $750,000 from United Way of Tompkins County

UWTC  Recognize Volunteers as the Key to Success

UWTC Celebrates Successful $2,000,000 Community Campaign and Shares Plans to Invest Community Donations into Local Programs and Services


May 2020

YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County Meets Community Needs Remotely With New Funding

Healthy Food for All Provides Fresh Produce to Rural Areas of Tompkins County with Help of Joint Community Funding 


April 2020

Local Funders Partner to Support Salvation Army Food Distribution


March 2020

Foodnet Provides  8,750 Emergency Meals to Seniors with Funding from United Way of Tompkins County 

Child Development Council Increases Access to Baby Essentials and Childcare 


February 2020

Mardi Gras Event at Coltivare to Benefit United Way