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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

01/12/12

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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

12/15/11

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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

12/04/11

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Patrick McIntyre

By Patrick McIntyre


Let’s Talk Health

Patrick McIntyre and Cynthia AventPatrick McIntyre, Director of Health Policy at United Way Worldwide, writes on United Way's goals to get 1.9 million more kids active and healthy by 2018.

This is the first of many posts from Patrick on the subject of Health Policy.

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10/05/11

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Tracey Holmes

By Tracey Holmes


GMC and Volunteers Build a United Way Healthy Kids Zone in Dallas

View photos and read a community blog entry from Dallas, where GMC, United Way and volunteers joined forces to create a United Way Healthy Kids Zone.

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10/05/11

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