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Thursday, March 12, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Media Contact: Kristen Dolan (760) 323-2731 x103 Kristen@uwdesert.org   United Way of the Desert Addresses Arrival of COVID-19 in the Coachella Valley     COACHELLA VALLEY – (March 12, 2020) – United Way of the Desert cares deeply for all residents of the Coachella Valley. The spread of the Coronavirus in our area is serious and concerning. As you may know, the Riverside County Department of Human Health has issued a State of Emergency for Riverside County and the World Health Organization is categorizing Coronavirus as a worldwide pandemic.    Events of all sizes are...
Friday, February 28, 2020
CITI TASTE OF TENNIS SERVES UP CULINARY DELIGHTS IN INDIAN WELLS Join Tennis Star John Isner and Celebrity Chef Richard Blais for an Exclusive Culinary Experience on Monday, March 9 at The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa Citi Taste of Tennis Tickets Now On Sale at www.tasteoftennis.com/iw Indian Wells, CA - Citi Taste of Tennis, today announced the line-ups for its annual premier culinary and tennis experience in Indian Wells, CA. American tennis player John Isner and award-winning chef and Top Chef Alum Richard Blais will headline the marquee event at the Hyatt Recency Indian...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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Thursday, October 10, 2019
Press Release for Immediate Release Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce 71905 Highway 111, Suite H, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 (760) 568-9351  Info@RanchoMirage.com www.RanchoMirageChamber.com Media Contact: Katie.Stice@RanchoMirage.org        Rancho Mirage Health, Wealth & Wellness EXPO Partners with United Way of the Desert   Rancho Mirage, CA: The Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce are proud to present a new event called Health, Wealth & Wellness EXPO to be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. It will be at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa, filling up...
Monday, September 23, 2019
  Each year we're continuously blown away by the amount of support our Workplace Campaigns show our Valley. Workplace Campaigns account for 70% of our operating budget and we could, quite literally, not fight as aggressively as we do for the health, education, and financial stability of our residents without each and every one of them. Thank you once again for an amazing 2018/19. We're looking forward to all we can accomplish in 2019/20! Luncheon Photos by Lani Garfield
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Oh, what a night! Check out the photo galleries from the 2019 Disco Ball below: Gallery by Lani Garfield Coachella Party Photo Booth
Thursday, May 30, 2019
                                                                                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Contact: Kristen Dolan (760) 323-2731 x103 Kristen@uwdesert.org     United Way of the Desert raises over $200,000 with their 29th Annual Gala RANCHO MIRAGE – (May 14, 2019) – In its 29th year, the United Way of the Desert Gala estimates over $214,000 was raised last Friday to fund United Way’s community programs focused on breaking the cycle of poverty in the Coachella Valley. The exquisite event was produced by Frank Goldstin and...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
CV Water Counts Agencies Expand Assistance to Struggling CV Families When the government shutdown happened last month, United Way of the Desert and local water agencies discussed ways we could adjust our program to help those who were struggling due to outside forces. The City of Coachella, Desert Water Agency, Mission Springs Water District, and Coachella Valley Water District all approved measures to now include assistance for those affected by government shutdowns.   Additionally, Coachella Valley Water District's Board of Directors voted to expand the program to help during times of...