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GMC uses Super Bowl to score points for youth health and wellness

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GMC is partnering with the NFL and United Way to raise awareness about childhood obesity and to create new opportunities for young people to lead healthier lifestyles. GMC donated 70 Super Bowl XLV tickets which have raised $249,000 through an online auction. Three additional pairs of tickets will be auctioned live at The NFL Experience at the Dallas Convention Center on Saturday, February 5. All proceeds will benefit youth health and wellness efforts. More

02/03/11

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Three LIVE UNITED Team Ambassadors Up for Man of the Year Award

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Congratulations to Nnamdi, Israel and Madieu: finalists for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Congratulations to Nnamdi, Israel and Madieu: finalists for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. More

01/31/11

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Having a Strong Team Is Essential for Our Kids’ Success

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(By Nnamdi Asomugha, published on the Huffington Post, January 28th, 2011) As we prepare for Pro Bowl Sunday, you'll hear me and my fellow NFL all-stars thank our teammates and coaches for their support throughout the season. More

01/28/11

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United Way Joins First Lady, Education Leaders in Corporate Mentoring Challenge

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Tuesday, January 25th, United Way’s Peter Hahn — along with his third-grade mentee, Anthony — joined the First Lady and some of the biggest names in education to talk about what we can all do to cut by half the number of young people who drop out of high school. More

01/25/11

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Six-year-old Vivian LIVES UNITED by raising money for the Gulf Coast

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We recently received an envelope with $53.00 in it. It came from Dallas. The sender was Vivian, a six-year-old, who had raised the money herself by working at her lemonade stand during the summer. More

01/10/11

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