United Way

Esther Peinado

Education Manager

Esther Peinado joined United Way of Kern County in July of 2022. Esther earned her BS in Liberal Arts from Cal State University of Bakersfield. As our Education Manager, Esther assists in overseeing various education programs for United Way of Kern County. Her passion for education started at an early age with her volunteerism. Esther’s vision is to extend resources to children beyond Kern County.

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.