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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


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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


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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


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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


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Patrick McIntyre

By Patrick McIntyre

Let’s Talk Health

Patrick McIntyre and Cynthia AventPatrick McIntyre, Director of Health Policy at United Way Worldwide, writes on United Way's goals to get 1.9 million more kids active and healthy by 2018.

This is the first of many posts from Patrick on the subject of Health Policy.



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