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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox


If we can dream it, we can do it.

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Photo taken by Josh Landis, Manager of Digital Media Design, at United Way Worldwide's headquarters April 17, 2012.

Space Shuttle Discovery hitched a ride to it's final destination, a museum in Northern Virginia. As it passed by United Way Worldwide's office, I gathered with our staff on the edge of the Potomac River to witness a ceremonial flyover of our Nation's Capitol. I realized then that this moment was the realization of a dream that many thought impossible. More

04/17/12

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Patrick McIntyre

By Patrick McIntyre


Voice Your Priorities: Opportunity and the Federal Budget

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Few things receive more scrutiny, both in terms of policy and politically, than the federal budget. And typically under divided government, Congress tends to not do BIG things… until it does. Use your voice to advocate your priorities during this process. More

03/13/12

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United Way Alternative Spring Break Kicks-Off!

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United Way kicks off its seventh annual Alternative Spring Break program throughout the month of March. More

03/05/12

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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox


Mobilizing Communities Toward Better Education, Income and Health: Q&A With Brian Gallagher

The NewPublicHealth Blog published an interview with United Way Worldwide's CEO Brian Gallagher on improving communities through mobilization.

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02/28/12

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Moving America’s Children Into the Spotlight

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As Election Day 2012 approaches, United Way is partnering with several national children’s organizations, including Voices for America’s Future (Voices), the Children’s Leadership Council, SparkAction and the National Collaboration for Youth, to ensure that children, youth and families are not forgotten during Town Halls, debates and especially in the voting booth. More

02/20/12

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