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April 2019

Taxes & Taco Day

April 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
United Way, 5405 Stockdale Highway, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309 United States
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Get your Taxes done with the CalEITC E-Bus for FREE! Call now to make your appointment today: 661-834-1820

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Manic Monday

April 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
United Way, 5405 Stockdale Highway, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309 United States
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The deadline to get your taxes processed is on April 15, 2019. During Manic Monday, United Way of Kern County will be open from 10am-9pm to help you process your taxes, FOR FREE! For more information or to make an appointment, Call us today! 661-834-1820 or 661-336-6829

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June 2019

8th Born Learning Trail Installment – Grand Opening

June 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cormack Park, 1401 6th St. Wasco, CA 93280, 1401 6th Street
Wasco, CA 93280
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FREE

Join us in presenting United Way of Kern County's 8th Born Learning Trail in Kern County. Thursday, June 6th at Cormack Park in Wasco. Event starts at 10am. Brought to you by Aera Energy and in partnership with the City of Wasco. For more information call United Way of Kern County at 661-834-1820.

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Community Festival and Grand Opening of the 9th Born Learning Trail

June 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Smothermon Park, 800 Walnut Dr, Arvin, CA 93203, 800 Walnut Dr.
Arvin, CA 93203 United States
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Free

Community Festival and Grand Opening of 9th Born Learning Trail Aera Energy Brings New Interactive Trail to Smothermon Park to Promote Early Childhood Development - an Initiative part of United Way of Kern County Arvin, CA. – Smothermon Park provides plenty of green grassy areas for picnics, large trees and a play structure for children in the Arvin community — but now, the park is home to a new interactive learning trail, made possible by a donation from Aera Energy…

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October 2019

GET on board the Reading Express

October 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join United Way of Kern County and Golden Empire Transit as we promote literacy in a unique way. Children will have the opportunity to board a GET bus and experience the Reading Express—an on-board library designed to expose children to books and the world of literacy, from infants to 3rd grade. The bus will be decorated in Disney’s House of Villain’s theme. We need guest readers to come on board the GET bus and share stories with preschool children…

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November 2019

Teddy Bear Drive

November 11, 2019 @ 8:30 am - November 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
United Way, 5405 Stockdale Highway, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93309 United States
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$5

From November 11-22 United Way of Kern County is collecting as many teddy bears or stuffed animals possible with the help of our partners to give to the less-fortunate children of Kern County. Drop off a new teddy bear or stuffed animal at: United Way of Kern County 5405 Stockdale Hwy. #200 Bakersfield, CA 93309. Or you can make a monetary donation to help a child receive a teddy bear or stuffed animal. Click here if you like to donate…

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Teddy Bear Toss at the Rabobank Arena – Bakersfield Condors

November 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rabobank Arena, 1001 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, 93301 United States
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Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 - TEDDY BEAR TOSS – All Bakersfield Condors fans are encouraged to bring a teddy bear, or other stuffed animal, to be thrown onto the ice when the Condors score their first goal! The teddy bears will be collected and donated to less-fortunate children through United Way of Kern County. If you like to be a recipient of teddy bears for your class or organization, you must fill out the form here. Requests are honored on a…

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March 2020

A Chocolate Affair 2020

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Westchester, 2801 F Street
Bakersfield, CA 93301 United States
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$100

Purchase your tickets here! "A Chocolate Affair" is a fundraising event showcasing the finest and most innovative uses of chocolate in our region. The money raised at this event will benefit the children who participate in United Way of Kern County's Early Childhood Development programs. Dear supporter, With your contribution, donation and/or sponsorship, you will be supporting Early Childhood Education programs at United Way of Kern County and students from a local elementary school. This year UWKC has the honor…

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May 2020

60,000 Meals in 30 Days

May 19 - June 27
Bakersfield Marriott at the Convention Center, 801 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, 93301 United States
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United Way of Kern County has started it's HelpKern.org Fund Project to help the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis The HelpKern.org Fund Project will be aiding Kern communities with 60,000 Meals in 30 Days. 60,000 meals in 30 days United Way of Kern County in collaboration with The Bakersfield Marriott, will be distributing ready to eat meals for essential workers, individuals and families, and first responders. It will be a drive-through style handout located in the back parking…

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