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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


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.



Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Reflections on United Way’s Education Advocacy Efforts

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Despite threats to critical education programs and heightened political battles in Congress, 2011 was a great year for United Way Worldwide’s education policy work. United Way worked tirelessly to raise awareness about education policy issues and advocate for key pieces of legislation that provide young people with the supports necessary for success in college, work and life. More


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


Tracey Holmes

By Tracey Holmes

Staff from National Starch Volunteer to Help Kids Get Fit

Staff from National Starch volunteer together to build a playground at a daycare in Bridgewater, New Jersey. More


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