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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox

6 Ways to Advocate Health and Wellness for Toddlers

Young children depend on the guidance of adults. When it comes to health and wellness, day care providers, preschools, and caregivers are the decision makers. Here are six ways parents can be involved with the adults who influence their little ones.



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Linda Paulson

By Linda Paulson

5 Ways Healthy Moms Can Raise Healthy Kids

Children learn by example. Healthy moms who watch their diets, volunteer in their communities, and make exercise part of their daily routines influence their children in a positive way. Learn how you can be a positive role model, and help prepare your child for a healthy and successful life.



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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Labor Days of Action with United Way

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Speed Volunteers from St. Paul, MN

In the United States, we celebrate Labor Day on the first Monday in September to recognize the economic and social contributions of working men and women. This Labor Day, I’d like to recognize two groups of union members who are volunteering in support of United Way initiatives. More


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The Importance of a Healthy Environment

Regular physical activity is critical for a child to be able to have good health, success in school, and overall wellbeing. Educating individuals to make the healthy choice is important, but is not enough to combat the environmental conditions and limitations that often determine an individual’s health. More


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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

United Way Advocacy Forum and Capitol Hill Day 2012

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United Way Hill Day

Nearly 50 United Way CEOs, staff and volunteers gathered in Washington, DC last week for an advocacy training and Hill Day focused on advocating for critical Education, Income and Health issues. More


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