Albany County

End of year giving for 2021

Dear Neighbor, When we chose to help, to contribute, to reach out, that’s when we create change in Albany County. One moment of compassion and generosity makes it possible for anyone in our community to recover from a crisis, rebuild from a loss, and reimagine a new kind of future. This December, when you give […]

American Rescue Plan Act

Albany County is partnering with United Way of Albany County to administer funding for the American Rescue Plan Act! If you are interested in applying for American Rescue Plan Act funds from Albany County, please fill out the Form of Intent by 11/5/2021. The county is interested in receiving requests that focus on collaborations working […]

2021 Campaign Greetings

Dear Neighbor, It is a great privilege to be given the opportunity to serve as the campaign chairs for the United Way of Albany County’s 2021 Annual Campaign. As longtime United Way supporters, Vic and I are honored to be counted with the hundreds of other United Way patrons who give, advocate, and volunteer. The […]

Giving Tuesday is TODAY!

We are so excited for United Way’s Giving Tuesday Campaign for 2020. Thanks to the generosity of our Campaign Chairs Charlie DeWolf and Mary Burman, United Way has the opportunity to bring in $10,000 this Giving Tuesday! These funds are crucial in supporting our 17 local partnering non-profits.  Click here to visit our Crowd Funding […]

2020 Campaign Kick-Off!

We are so excited to kick off our 2020 Campaign on Friday September 11th! This year our event will be Cocktails at Home in partnership with our friends at Front Street Tavern! Purchase a kit (or a few!) through our website for $20 each. (You have the option for a non-alcoholic kit as well, simply […]

Book Your VITA Tax Session HERE:

We are able to offer one day of limited free tax preparation sessions on Saturday June 27th from 8am-5pm. Because of COVID-19 safety precautions, these will be available by appointment only. We will not be able to help anyone who does not have an appointment so as to maintain safe social distancing requirements. Please follow […]

VITA Tax Program Update

The deadline for filing 2019 tax returns has been extended to July 15, 2020.  The United Way hopes to reopen its VITA site in mid-to-late June for a few sessions – if conditions and the safety of volunteers and taxpayers allow.  Please check back here on our website for an update and more information in […]