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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


National Reading Day:  A Great Day to Read and Volunteer

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Today is National Reading Day in the U.S. Before you curl up with your favorite magazine or a new book, remember how you learned to read and consider paying it forward to a young reader. National Reading Day aims to help Pre-K through third grade students develop the literacy skills they need to become lifelong learners. United Way and other nonprofit groups, schools, libraries, parents and volunteers participate in a variety of activities with younger readers on National Reading Day.

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01/23/15

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Lauri Valerio

By Lauri Valerio


5 Ways To Get A Job

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When youth employment meets social service, everyone wins. 

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12/16/14

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


Want to see what lasting change looks like?

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Meet Jamie.  

Use United Way’s new interactive infographic to follow Jamie on his path to success in school, work and life. Click on formative moments in his life to see real-life examples of how people are coming together to make a difference.  Not just in the lives of kids like Jamie, but also in the communities where kids like Jamie live, work and play.

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09/17/14

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


New Partnership with Scholas Occurrentes

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Brian Gallagher was in Rome last week to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Scholas Occurrentes, an education initiative started by Pope Francis while he was Bishop of Buenos Aires.

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09/10/14

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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart


William Rodgers Convocation Speech to Incoming Freshman at Rutgers

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William Rodgers, a great friend and supporter of United Way, gave the following convocation speech to the incoming freshman class at Rutgers last week. In it, he asks the incoming class to consider committing to three principles as they embark on their college careers: to become a life-long learner, an independent thinker and a responsible citizen--principles that we all need to keep close at heart on our personal paths to LIVE UNITED. We couldn’t let his speech come to pass without sharing it again, with hopes that it inspires even more of us to ask to ourselves, What can I do to advance the common good today?

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09/08/14

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