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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

‘Tis the Season:  Holiday Giving, Advocating and Volunteering Ideas

As the holiday momentum picks up speed, we find more and more great ideas being generated for helping others.  Our colleagues at United Way of Anchorage have compiled a terrific guide that we want to share covering holiday giving, advocating and volunteering ideas.  These are just a few ways that you can give your time, talent and gifts during this holiday season.   More


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Ursula Adams

By Ursula Adams

Do we really want the rest of the US to associate Detroit with Nickelback?

Ursula Adams from United Way for Southeastern Michigan writes about Nickelback's upcoming performance at the United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show in Detroit next week. More


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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Celebrating American Education Week

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American Education Week (Nov. 13-19), is an opportunity for us to honor those individuals that work everyday to make a difference for children in local communities across the nation. More


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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox

United Way Advocates Take to Capitol Hill

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United Way staff from California meet with their congressional representatives on Capitol Hill.

The United Way Worldwide Public Policy team invited United Way staff from across the country to gather in Washington, DC for a day-long advocacy training and Capitol Hill Day. More


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Furious’s Story: Mentors Are Key To Success

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Furious with United Way Volunteer and NFL Pro Cornerback, Nnamdi Asomugha

Guest Blogger and Professional Football Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha recounts his visit with Furious, an at-risk high school student in Alexandria, Virginia. More


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