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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break

Molly Schlagel, a junior at Purdue University, recounts her experience as a volunteer with United Way of South Mississippi, during this year's Alternative Spring Break. More

04/02/14

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

3 Healthy Dinner Recipes Kids Will Love

Is dinnertime a struggle? Try these four healthy dinner recipes this week. The kids will gobble down these classics without knowing how many vegetables they've actually eaten. It's a win-win for parents. More

04/01/14

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus

Camden, New Jersey: The Road to a Healthier Community

In Camden, New Jersey, United Way has brought the community together to tackle important health issues -- and the results are inspiring! More

03/31/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Con Voluntarios, Sí Se Puede. With Volunteers, It Can Be Done.

Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers union and fought for the rights of voiceless and disenfranchised working men and women. U.S. cities and counties have declared March 31 a holiday in honor of this great American, and Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in Arizona, California, Colorado and Texas. More

03/31/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Reflections on Alternative Spring Break – Day 5

By Kara Collier, Purdue University: It’s hard to believe that the final day of work at United Way's Alternative Spring Break is already upon us; it’s a bittersweet feeling but we definitely went out with a bang today. Our group joined six other students at Habitat for Humanity to help them finish making a house for a family in need. More

03/28/14

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