United Way

United Way of Kern County and The Blessing Corner team up for school supply drive happening Wednesday

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — United Way of Kern County and The Blessing Corner have teamed up to provide 3,000 backpacks with school supplies for children in need. The local non-profit is asking for your help to make sure they have enough supplies. They will be collecting items on Wednesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. outside the United Way office. It will be a drive-up event.

Supplies Needed:

  • Backpacks
  • Notebooks
  • Pens and Pencils
  • Markers
  • Color pencils
  • 24-count crayons
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Deodorant

You can also donate online here.

The United Way office is located at 5405 Stockdale Hwy.

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.