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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Reflections on United Way’s Education Advocacy Efforts

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Despite threats to critical education programs and heightened political battles in Congress, 2011 was a great year for United Way Worldwide’s education policy work. United Way worked tirelessly to raise awareness about education policy issues and advocate for key pieces of legislation that provide young people with the supports necessary for success in college, work and life. More

01/12/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


‘Tis the Season:  Holiday Giving, Advocating and Volunteering Ideas

As the holiday momentum picks up speed, we find more and more great ideas being generated for helping others.  Our colleagues at United Way of Anchorage have compiled a terrific guide that we want to share covering holiday giving, advocating and volunteering ideas.  These are just a few ways that you can give your time, talent and gifts during this holiday season.   More

12/15/11

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Advocate for Food and Shelter

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The Emergency Food and Shelter Program began in 1983. During its 28 years of operation, the program disbursed over $3.7 billion to over 14,000 local service organizations in more than 2,500 counties and cities. Now we can do something to make sure the gridlock in congress doesn't affect people who need food and shelter. More

11/23/11

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Celebrating American Education Week

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American Education Week (Nov. 13-19), is an opportunity for us to honor those individuals that work everyday to make a difference for children in local communities across the nation. More

11/11/11

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


What’s at Stake

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Brian Gallagher, President and CEO of United Way Worldwide at the Senate Finance Committee Hearing on October 18, 2011.

Brian Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide, will be testifying before Congress on an issue of vital importance to our communities. Read this address from him and help him carry the message. More

10/13/11

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