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Advocate for Food and Shelter

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The Emergency Food and Shelter Program began in 1983. During its 28 years of operation, the program disbursed over $3.7 billion to over 14,000 local service organizations in more than 2,500 counties and cities. Now we can do something to make sure the gridlock in congress doesn't affect people who need food and shelter. More

11/23/11

Brian Cox

By Brian Cox

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10/27/11

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

United Way of New York City Teams Up with Celebrities to Launch a 90-day Campaign to Combat Hunger

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United Way of New York City is working to make sure that food pantries and soup kitchens not only have enough food to meet the city's growing demand, but that the food they serve is fresh and nutritious. More

09/02/11

Volunteers in Wisconsin Wrap Up Big Clothing Drive

United Way of Kenosha County (Wis.) recently wrapped up its “Bare Necessities Drive” which included participation of 20 area businesses and unions that aided 13 nonprofit care agencies in the community. More

08/03/11

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