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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Volunteer and Celebrate Older Americans

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Did you know that older adults are at a much higher risk of unintentional injury than the rest of the population? You can help seniors live more stable and healthier lives by volunteering with United Way throughout the year but especially in May, which is Older Americans Month. More

05/16/14

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

What Kind of Social Change Agent Are You?

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When it comes to advancing the common good, are you a Purposeful Participant, a Social Change Spectator, or something else altogether? And if you work with volunteers, would you like to know more about Ultracommitted Change-Makers and others who are likely to get involved with your cause? More

05/12/14

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Con Voluntarios, Sí Se Puede. With Volunteers, It Can Be Done.

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Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers union and fought for the rights of voiceless and disenfranchised working men and women. U.S. cities and counties have declared March 31 a holiday in honor of this great American, and Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in Arizona, California, Colorado and Texas. More

03/31/14

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Engaging Employee Volunteers

Civic engagement is on the rise in corporate America, according to the results of the 2013 The Civic 50 survey. More businesses are giving employees the opportunity to volunteer with community organizations and finding that it simultaneously increases their bottom line and employee satisfaction. More

02/26/14

Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Send a Valentine’s Message to Congress: Show Kids the Love in the Budget

For the second year, United Way is joining with First Focus to launch the “Show Kids the Love” advocacy campaign. More

02/11/14

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