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Lauri Valerio

By Lauri Valerio


How Alternative Spring Breakers Are Changing Communities Across America

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Take a look back at the powerful impact the ASB movement made this year. 

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03/27/15

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


United Way Alternative Spring Break:  South Mississippi

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Brett Johnson is a senior studying political science and communication at Jacksonville State University in Alabama. As a student leader preparing to graduate, he has opted to spend his senior spring break on the Magnolia Coast serving others as a part of United Way's Alternative Spring Break program in partnership with the United Way of South Mississippi . . . This is his story.

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03/25/15

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


What Causes Episodic Volunteers to Keep Coming Back?

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Understanding the motivations and satisfaction of episodic volunteers – those who volunteer on a periodic or recurring basis rather than in an ongoing capacity – is something we in the nonprofit community need to take the time to do really well. That’s the key takeaway from recent research that examines what leads episodic volunteers to return on a regular basis.

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03/09/15

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


WOMEN IN PHILANTHROPY

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A Conversation with Ann Stallard and Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole

It’s the ultimate women’s fireside chat – inspiring, funny, informative and provocative. Listen in on a candid dialogue between two women who have been pioneers in civic life, work and United Way’s mission of community change. 

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02/25/15

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Employees Show Volunteering to be Part of Active, Healthy and Independent Living

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United Way Day of Caring enables employees supporting United Way in communities around the world to engage in hands-on volunteering and to better understand how their service and financial contributions make a difference. United Way of Peel Region’s recent Day of Caring deployed hundreds of volunteers from more than 20 companies in Ontario, Canada to refurbish homes and nonprofits’ offices, pick up litter, plant trees, organize donations to charitable organizations, assemble craft kits, and more. The fact that employees in their twenties to those nearing retirement participated underscores United Way’s commitment to helping people include volunteering as part of an active, healthy lifestyle.

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12/22/14

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