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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women's Day (IWD), which has been observed since the early 1900s, is celebrated annually on March 8. This year, thousands of events are planned to inspire women, celebrate their achievements and identify ways to help create more women leaders. More

03/08/14

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


Individualism or the Common Good?  We need both.

The economic narrative is changing. Growth and recovery have been joined with talk of sustainability, inclusive success, and concerns about rising income and wealth disparities. Working towards the common good is becoming a norm. More

02/12/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


India Celebrates First National Volunteering Week

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Traditional bharathanatyam by kids trained by volunteers

In the U.S. we celebrate the spirit of volunteering throughout the year, such as during National Volunteer Week in April, United Way Day of Action on June 21, and the National Day of Service and Remembrance on September 11. More

01/28/14

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


Kids Are Choosing School over the Streets in Poland

For the last six years, the community has been reaching out through United Way Poland to children and youth living in poverty. More

12/30/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


BE-BOUND to partner with United Way FRANCE to help reconstruction efforts in the Philippines

As a first step into social and humanitarian engagement, Be-Bound* is partnering with United Way to contribute to the reconstruction efforts in the Philippines following the Haiyan typhoon. More

12/20/13

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