United Way

Latest Past Events

Teddy Bear 5K Run & walk

The Park at Riverwalk 11298 Stockdale Highway, Bakersfield

Join United Way of Kern County for our first-ever 5k fundraiser! The Teddy Bear 5k Run & Walk will be held on November 19th at 8 am at Riverwalk Park. Every year teddy bears are collected and given out to thousands of children in our community. Law enforcement uses teddy bears to help in situations ...


Healthful Harvest

Haven Drive Middle School 341 Haven Drive, Arvin

Join us for a fun-filled community health event! Connect with providers and local resources. Make sure to visit informational booths for a chance to win prizes! ■ Health Screenings** ■ Mammograms** ■ Mental Health Resources ■ Immunizations / Flu Shots ■ Food Baskets* ■ Health Insurance Enrollment ■ Community Resources ■ Health Education AND MUCH ...


Clean Air Community Festival

Join us for a free community event with entertainment, food, games, and giveaways! We will be planting twenty trees to help with climate change in Kern County. We encourage all Kern residents to help improve our air quality by making a pledge. For more information about our Clean Air Initiative and to make a pledge ...

Our Focus

Early Childhood Literacy

Financial Stability


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.