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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Be a Champion.  Serve the Community.

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UNITED READS

I like soccer, and I like RFK, but here’s what I really like: huge signs, visible from every angle in the stadium, that prominently display the core of D.C. United’s mission statement: WIN CHAMPIONSHIPS. SERVE THE COMMUNITY. More

08/03/12

Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Advocate for Education, Income and Health this August Recess

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United Way & TEAM NFL Meet with Representatives

Before you head out the door for your August vacation, take some time to meet with your congressional representatives during their month-long break. Members of Congress will be in their home state and district offices during the month of August. More

08/01/12

Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

United Way Advocacy Forum and Capitol Hill Day 2012

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United Way Hill Day

Nearly 50 United Way CEOs, staff and volunteers gathered in Washington, DC last week for an advocacy training and Hill Day focused on advocating for critical Education, Income and Health issues. More

07/24/12

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

High School Hoops Stars Give Back

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Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League

On Friday, July 13th 2012 United Way had the pleasure of coordinating a service project for a great group of high school basketball players. The 10 young men were in the Washington, DC area to take part in Nike’s Global Challenge, an international tournament featuring the best high school players from around the world. More

07/24/12

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Any Day is Volunteer Day

Nelson Mandela Day

July 18 is Nelson Mandela Day – when we’re asked to spend 67 minutes in service in honor of Nelson Mandela’s 67 years of fighting for human rights. The concept is the same as United Way’s Day of Action (June 21) and International Volunteer Day (December 5) and many other days United Ways participate in: choose a meaningful day and issue a call to volunteer on that day.

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07/19/12

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