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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox


Joseph A. Beirne Community Services Award 2012

The Joseph A. Beirne Community Services Award is presented each year to one person in the nation who exemplifies the highest standards in service to others. This singular honor this year is presented to a one-of-a-kind community leader, Bill McCarthy. He has been dedicated to organizing, mobilizing, reaching out to community partners and building coalition to change people’s lives. More

03/01/12

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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox


Mobilizing Communities Toward Better Education, Income and Health: Q&A With Brian Gallagher

The NewPublicHealth Blog published an interview with United Way Worldwide's CEO Brian Gallagher on improving communities through mobilization.

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02/28/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


United Way and NIKE, Inc’s Elite Youth Basketball Partner to Promote Volunteering

United Way and NIKE, Inc's Elite Youth Basketball Department partner to promote volunteering – utilizing NIKE’s grassroots events throughout the spring and summer as a platform to engage youth across the country in reading, tutoring and mentoring activities. More

02/21/12

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Moving America’s Children Into the Spotlight

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As Election Day 2012 approaches, United Way is partnering with several national children’s organizations, including Voices for America’s Future (Voices), the Children’s Leadership Council, SparkAction and the National Collaboration for Youth, to ensure that children, youth and families are not forgotten during Town Halls, debates and especially in the voting booth. More

02/20/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Happy Reading Everyone!

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." From The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss. March 2nd marks the birthday of Dr. Seuss. Could there be a better day to celebrate the joys of childhood reading? And can you think of a better way to celebrate than to read to a child on that day?

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02/20/12

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