Orange County United Way hosted the 19th Annual Women’s Philanthropy Fund Breakfast on May 19, raising nearly $500,000 to support initiatives targeting poverty and housing instability in underserved neighborhoods in Orange County.

More than 650 community leaders attended and tuned in for the event, making it one of the most successful breakfast fundraisers in the county. Since its inception in 2004, the Women’s Philanthropy Fund has raised millions of dollars to benefit local programs and services that empower at-risk Orange County families.

Bank of America and UPS served as Champion Sponsors of this year’s event. The companies are longtime supporters of the Women’s Philanthropy Fund and Orange County United Way initiatives.