United Way

Corporate Leaders

United Way of Kern County is strengthened by the partnerships we have built over the years with local corporations. We greatly appreciate their commitment to partnering with us.

Listed below are some of our leading corporate partners. The amount indicated includes both corporate and employee contributions for the most recently completed campaign.


CAMPAIGN LEADERS Exceeding $30,000

                                       County of Kern             




• State Farm Insurance
• State Employee Campaign
• Canyon Hills Assembly of God
• San Joaquin Community Hospital
• Virginia and Alfred Harrell Foundation
• RWE Renewables Americas


• United Ways of California
• Costco Wholesale
• Federal Express
• Bakersfield Electric Motor Repair
• Dollar General
• Kern Health Systems
• Automobile Club of Southern California
• PNA Construction Technologies
• Wal-Mart #2557-Main
• Centric Health
• Southern California Edison Company
• BNSF Foundation


• Bakersfield City School District
• Kern County Superintendent of Schools
• Kern County Hospital Authority
• Javier Lozano
• Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Dignity Health Services
• Alert Disaster Restoration
• Beneficial State Foundation
• Kern County Employee Retirement Association
• Bank of America (Main)
• Margaret Palmer
• Valley Strong Credit Union
• Kern Community Foundation




United Way of Kern County has long served as the nonprofit of choice for the business community. And today, a commitment to success means finding ways to give back together.

Companies that partner with United Way aren’t just giving their employees a tangible way to make a difference in their Kern community by helping to create pathways out of poverty, businesses also lay the foundation for our county’s long-term economic growth.

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Early Childhood Literacy

Financial Stability

Homelessness and Hunger

We are all part of this community and together we can make it succeed. At United Way of Kern County we believe that UNITED we can make change happen... one day at a time.
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