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Volunteers in Wisconsin Wrap Up Big Clothing Drive

United Way of Kenosha County (Wis.) recently wrapped up its “Bare Necessities Drive” which included participation of 20 area businesses and unions that aided 13 nonprofit care agencies in the community. More

08/03/11

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United Way of Washington County-East and Partner Agencies Receive Millions in Grants From Microsoft

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This week, a software grant from Microsoft Corporation, totaling more than $15 million was finalized and awarded to United Way of Washington County-East and 18 partner agencies. More

07/29/11

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Furious’s Story: Mentors Are Key To Success

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Furious with United Way Volunteer and NFL Pro Cornerback, Nnamdi Asomugha

Guest Blogger and Professional Football Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha recounts his visit with Furious, an at-risk high school student in Alexandria, Virginia. More

07/27/11

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Darius’s Story: The Importance of a Good Coach

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Left to Right: Leigh Bodden (New England Patriots), Darius, and Josh Cribbs (Cleveland Browns)

Darius, a 17 year old student from Alexandria, Virginia is behind in school and at risk of dropping out. This is the story of an unexpected visit by Professional Football players Josh Cribbs and Leigh Bodden. More

07/26/11

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Johnny’s Story: Caring Adults Can Make All the Difference

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Left to Right: NFL Player Calais Campbell (Arizona Cardinals), Johnny a high school student in Virginia, and NFL Player George Wilson (Buffalo Bills)

Professional football players George Wilson and Calais Campbell surprised a local teenager while Visiting United Way in Alexandria, Virginia and convinced him to stay in school. More

07/25/11

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