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Tag: Asylum seekers

United Way of Greater Portland’s Women United announces an investment of $150,415 into the community

At a recent event, United Way of Greater Portland’s Women United announced an investment of $150,415 into the community. Of the investment, $107,415 will go to the continued support of Project WIN (Women In Neighborhood), a two-generation approach… Read More

Press Release: United Way Receives Over 900 Volunteer Applications in Support of City Efforts to Assist Asylum Seekers

United Way of Greater Portland announced that since the launch of its volunteer website on Friday, June 14, over 700 individuals submitted applications to volunteer to support those seeking asylum in Portland.

“The outpouring of support from the community is remarkable,” said Liz Cotter Schlax, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Portland. “We cannot thank the volunteers enough for raising their hands in support of our community.”

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