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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

11/11/11

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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

09/27/11

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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

07/27/11

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Darius’s Story: The Importance of a Good Coach

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Left to Right: Leigh Bodden (New England Patriots), Darius, and Josh Cribbs (Cleveland Browns)

Darius, a 17 year old student from Alexandria, Virginia is behind in school and at risk of dropping out. This is the story of an unexpected visit by Professional Football players Josh Cribbs and Leigh Bodden. More

07/26/11

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Johnny’s Story: Caring Adults Can Make All the Difference

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Left to Right: NFL Player Calais Campbell (Arizona Cardinals), Johnny a high school student in Virginia, and NFL Player George Wilson (Buffalo Bills)

Professional football players George Wilson and Calais Campbell surprised a local teenager while Visiting United Way in Alexandria, Virginia and convinced him to stay in school. More

07/25/11

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