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Tracey Holmes

By Tracey Holmes


Football is Back: Dallas Cowboys Winning On the Field and Off

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Back to Football

It appears Dallas Cowboy fans gave their team some mojo last night in their 24-17 victory over the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants—a victory they’d not seen since November 2010. Going into this game, Cowboy fans had a sizeable lead over other NFL teams on the leader board at nfl.com/backtofootball. Coincidence? Maybe. Maybe not. More

09/06/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Labor Days of Action with United Way

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Speed Volunteers from St. Paul, MN

In the United States, we celebrate Labor Day on the first Monday in September to recognize the economic and social contributions of working men and women. This Labor Day, I’d like to recognize two groups of union members who are volunteering in support of United Way initiatives. More

08/31/12

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The Importance of a Healthy Environment

Regular physical activity is critical for a child to be able to have good health, success in school, and overall wellbeing. Educating individuals to make the healthy choice is important, but is not enough to combat the environmental conditions and limitations that often determine an individual’s health. More

08/20/12

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William Rodgers, III

By William Rodgers, III


Some of My Reasons for LIVING UNITED

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LIVE UNITED

Think back to your introduction and first experience with the United Way. Was it volunteering? Was it giving? Was it advocacy? For me, it was our Sunday afternoon public service announcements when I was a teenager in the early 1980s. More

08/16/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Be a Champion.  Serve the Community.

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UNITED READS

I like soccer, and I like RFK, but here’s what I really like: huge signs, visible from every angle in the stadium, that prominently display the core of D.C. United’s mission statement: WIN CHAMPIONSHIPS. SERVE THE COMMUNITY. More

08/03/12

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