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Michael R. Wood

By Michael R. Wood

United Way Participating in National Dialogue on Mental Health

Yesterday, I had the honor of representing United Way at the White House National Conference on Mental Health. This day-long conference, which included leaders from across sectors and disciplines and all walks of life, was the start of a national conversation on erasing the stigma of mental health and figuring out ways that communities can come together to make real improvements on mental health systems and supports. More

06/06/13

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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox

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. More

05/13/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on March 1

This Friday, educators and policymakers will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats and reading to children in honor of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss' birthday. Help us leverage this literary celebration by sending an oped on early grade reading to your local newspapers. More

03/01/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Reflections: My Week on the Hill

Naomi L. Adler, Esq., President and CEO at United Way of Westchester and Putnam, recounts her experience at the State of the Union address and her time on Capitol Hill with United Way CEO's from across the country. More

02/28/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Speak Out for Kids in the Federal Budget

In the coming weeks, Congress must make several critical budgetary decisions. Join us in speaking out about prioritizing children and youth in the budget. Send in your stories and budget priorities to the Senate Budget Committee's new MyBudget tool, an effort to engage members of the public in the federal budget process. More

02/21/13

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