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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Kids Volunteer to Change the World

You don't need to wait until you grow up to change the world. Children and teens are creating change every day by volunteering. On Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13, 2014, 800+ partners—United Ways, schools, youth organizations, nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, volunteer and national service programs, government agencies, and other individuals—are coming together to activate young people to improve their communities.  More

04/10/14

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

Five Reasons Volunteer Mentors Matter

As we celebrate “National Volunteer Week” and lift up the nearly 11 million volunteers across the United Way network, I wanted to acknowledge one form of leadership that’s essential to creating the kind of lasting change we seek for our communities—the volunteer mentor. More

04/09/14

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Patrick McIntyre

By Patrick McIntyre

Health Care is Hard – Navigating the Changes

April 7-14, 2014 is National Public Health Week. In this blog, Patrick McIntyre, our Director of Health Policy, sheds some light on the recent health care changes and gives us a glimpse into what is ahead. More

04/09/14

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Laura Scherler

By Laura Scherler

File for FREE with MyFreeTaxes.com

It’s that time of year again. Time to file your taxes! But don’t worry; it’s not as bad as it seems. You can file your state and federal taxes for FREE using MyFreeTaxes.com if you made $57,000 or less in 2013.

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04/08/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

United Way Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Volunteers are an essential part of United Way’s work to advance the common good. During National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, we celebrate hundreds of thousands of United Way volunteers across the U.S. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteering and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership. More

04/07/14

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