United Way

Yesenia Canchola

Corporate Relations & Events Coordinator

Yesenia (Patty) Canchola was born and raised in East Los Angeles. She then set roots in Bakersfield, California at the age of 21. She has been volunteering with numerous charitable organizations, one of which was United Way of Kern County.  She quickly fell in love with the organization and their work with in the community and around the world.  She was so proud to join the United Way of Kern County team in 2023 where she hopes to grow and continue to lend a helping hand to those in need.
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.