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Together — with our donors, volunteers, partners and sponsors — we work for a community where every child has an equal opportunity to thrive, every family has the resources to become self-reliant, and every person has a safe place to call home. The Cape and Islands United Way partners with more than 30 local nonprofits to fund programs that address these critical issues, making a positive difference in the lives of more than 50,000 people every year.

More than one-third of the funds we distribute to our community is raised at our events. Your engagement and generosity has a direct impact on improving the lives of our friends and neighbors.

Sponsorship & Attendee Opportunities
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June 28, 2024
Best Night

Our biggest fundraiser of the year, now in its 26th year! We will honor Robert “Bert” Talerman president of Cape Cod 5 Cent Savings Bank, as the 2024 Visionary Award recipient.

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September 23, 2024
Golf United

Our annual golf tournament gives our golfing supporters an opportunity to play at the exclusive and incredible course at the Hyannisport Club.

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October 16, 2024
Power of the Purse

Now in its 7th year, the Power of the Purse brings women together to encourage, enlighten and engage women, children and families in our community.

Community Support Events
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May 6, 11 & 19, 2024
Community Baby Shower

In the spirit of a traditional baby shower, the Community Baby Shower is a celebration. The event also gives low-income families a stronger start to parenthood by providing access to maternal and early childhood resources and many essentials to take home, such as diapers, wipes, clothing, and car seats installed by officers from the Barnstable Police helping out at the event.

This year, we will have a community baby shower in Hyannis and on Martha's Vineyard.

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September 15, 2024
Second Summer Cycle

An exciting event. A ride covering 11 of the 15 towns on Cape Cod benefitting more than 18 local non-profits on Cape Cod. Three distances in the event: A Century, A Metric Century Plus, and a 34.5 mile Plus.  With a major celebration at Motta Field in Provincetown. As part of your registration fee you will receive $30 in tickets to be used at 4 different food trucks (your choice). Barnstable Brewing will be there for those that want a cool beverage after, with Second Summer Cycle Cans as memorabilia. You don't want to miss it! 

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Fall 2024
Day of Action

A day to work united with your coworkers to perform a service project at a local nonprofit. Projects are one-day commitments that range from beautification efforts to organizing food pantries.

 

Whether you are new or old to volunteering, it's a great opportunity to serve those who serve our community. Your business makes a tangible difference in the lives of others!

See where we made an impact last year

Other Business Opportunities

Business United is a network of local businesses that unite to make a significant and lasting impact on their communities while inspiring others to follow their lead.

Your business has the opportunity to invest in making the community you serve a better place for your employees and customers to work and live. Your support helps United Way provide free, life-changing programs and services to families on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket in the key impact areas of health, education, housing, economic stability and basic needs.

 

Demonstrate your leadership and commitment to your community by joining Business United today – because when businesses unite to make a difference, we all win!

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