What’s Happening at UW Bucks? May 2019

May 24th, 2019

Annual Breakfast: Game Changers

On Friday, May 3, we celebrated the ways we are changing the game in Bucks County!
In case you missed it: 
  • Some great people won awards (Brian Papsun, Frank Sullivan, David Gondak, and more)!  
  • Senator Bob Casey addressed the crowd.
  • We talked about some great things that are happening in Bucks County with programs like: 211 and Early Childhood Education.
  • There are a lot of fun pics in our Facebook album, so check it out!

Bucks United

Couldn’t attend breakfast? Check out the 2019 edition of Bucks United, our Annual Report and Magazine, here.
You can learn more about our award winners and how we are changing the game in Bucks County.
If you want a hard copy of the magazine (more crisp than the online version), contact Katie Matarazzo at katiem@uwbucks.org or (215) 949-1660 ext.,101

Become an Emerging Leader

Calling all young professionals! Want to get involved in a group that is making a positive and lasting impact in our community?

Click here to learn more about the UW Bucks Emerging Leaders and how you can get involved today!


iSTEAMM 2019

On Thursday May 23, over 800 Bucks County students in 7th and 8th grade had the opportunity to explore STEAMM careers and learn from men and women working in STEAMM fields at the iSTEAMM Conference.
The conference is led and coordinated by theBucks County Intermediate Unit, funded by United Way of Bucks County and is hosted byDelaware Valley University.
Thank you to our iSTEAMM Sponsors at 

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger is only 4 Weeks Away!

In case you hadn’t heard, Bucks Knocks Out Hunger is entering it’s 7th round on June 21st and this year BKO Hunger will be bigger than ever! This means we only have a few weeks to raise money and get more volunteers and advocates involved.
Go to www.uwbucks.org/bkohunger to learn more, donate, or connect to the volunteer portal.
This year we’re going to raise $85,000 and pack 150,000 meals and we can’t do it withoutYOU! If we reach our goals, we’ll be able to supply food pantries with even more nutritious meals, eggs, and dairy. We’ll also provide even more fresh fruits and vegetables to those in need in Bucks County, through three mobile farmers markets for low-income residents, called Fresh Connect.
We hope you can make a donation to BKO Hunger this year. Right now, 16% of all children in Bucks County are food insecure. The summer months can be tough (no school lunches and donations to food pantries drop).
You can help! Through BKO Hunger, $20 can provide 80 meals, 40 pounds of fresh, local produce — or a little of both!
  Thank you to our 2019 BKO Hunger sponsors!
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Coming Soon: Stuff the Bus August 2019

Here in Bucks County, about 20,000 kids struggle to have their basic needs met. For these kids, things we may consider ‘basics’- like back to school supplies – can be hard to come by. That’s where Stuff the Bus comes in.
This year, our goal is to provide 3,500 backpacks stuffed with all of the things students need to start the school year right. More info will be coming soon, but you can click here to learn more about the project and how you can help.

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