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Helping Ferguson

United Way of Greater St. Louis has created the Ferguson Fund to support a coordinated approach around community building, mental health needs, basic needs and long-term strategies.

United Way Launches Early Childhood Development Initiative in Shanghai

United Way Worldwide, the world’s largest privately-funded nonprofit, announced a partnership with Shanghai Charity Foundation to create an early learning program to improve school conditions for migrant children in Shanghai. The official launch ceremony in Shanghai commemorated this momentous milestone of U.S.-China philanthropic relations.

The Benefits of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is helping others. If you want to get involved, consider volunteering or donating to a worthy cause or organization like United Way.

5 Team Building Activities for Adults

Any group of people who work together toward a common goal can be identified as a team. For kids, the idea of teamwork is directly connected to actual teams: soccer, dodgeball, baseball, etc. Team building activities for adults require a little more creativity. Consider the following list for your next family reunion, volunteer event or corporate retreat.

Kindergarten Readiness: Why Is It Important?

The academic success of children in later years depends heavily upon their kindergarten readiness. The first few years of education and preparedness are the most crucial to establishing a solid foundation from which children can adapt to school systems.