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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


We Need YOUth: Children’s Inaugural Address Video Project

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This January, President Obama will deliver his inaugural address, setting the tone and the agenda for the coming term. More than one-third of the U.S. population is under age 24; that's a lot of ideas and perspectives that should not be ignored in Washington, DC. That's why with your help, several national organizations are creating a Children’s Inaugural Address video to give voice to young people’s priorities and ideas. More

12/13/12

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Give the ‘Gift of Giving’

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Tis the season for giving and donating to your favorite charity's end-of-the year holiday drive. This is a time of year to appreciate our nation's rich history and tradition of charitable giving. Unfortunately, the tax policies that encourage individuals to give are at risk. We need your urgent help to tell Congress about how current tax laws on charitable giving help individuals and families in our communities. More

11/30/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


How to Eat Healthy, Feel Better, and Look Great!

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Eating well, feeling great, and looking your best is all connected. After all, "we are what we eat." Learning how to eat healthy involves breathing clean air and drinking pure water, but the spotlight is really on how we get the proteins, fats, and carbs that shape our bodies and make us strong. More

11/21/12

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Peter Beard

By Peter Beard


A BIG THANKS TO COMMUNITY PARTNERS

As we continue our BIG THANKS, we want to take the time today to give a shout out to all of our community partners that work with United Way to drive education, income and health. More

11/13/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Health and Nutrition Tips for Vegetarian Kids

Vegetarian households need to pay extra attention to the youngest family members.

Although children have no problem eating carrots and celery sticks, they still need to maintain a balanced health and nutrition plan to keep their protein levels within a safe range. Here's how to add extra protein to a child's vegetarian diet. More

11/09/12

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