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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


D-Day Reflections

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The 70th anniversary of D-Day is an opportunity to reflect on the spirit of collaboration that rebuilt Europe after the war. Today, a renewed commitment to that spirit of collaboration is needed to advance the common good and create more opportunity for all. More

06/06/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Kids Volunteer to Change the World

You don't need to wait until you grow up to change the world. Children and teens are creating change every day by volunteering. On Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13, 2014, 800+ partners—United Ways, schools, youth organizations, nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, volunteer and national service programs, government agencies, and other individuals—are coming together to activate young people to improve their communities.  More

04/10/14

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


Five Reasons Volunteer Mentors Matter

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As we celebrate “National Volunteer Week” and lift up the nearly 11 million volunteers across the United Way network, I wanted to acknowledge one form of leadership that’s essential to creating the kind of lasting change we seek for our communities—the volunteer mentor. More

04/09/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


United Way Celebrates National Volunteer Week

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Volunteers are an essential part of United Way’s work to advance the common good. During National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, we celebrate hundreds of thousands of United Way volunteers across the U.S. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteering and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership. More

04/07/14

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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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