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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Reflections from Alternative Spring Break - Day 3

Purdue University's Kara Collier shares her experience as a volunteer during Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi, Mississippi. More

03/21/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Reflections from Alternative Spring Break - Biloxi, MS

Nearly two-dozen college students are in South Mississippi this week as part of United Way’s Alternative Spring Break Program. They came to provide families and individuals with opportunities for a better life, here is a story from one of the participants. More

03/19/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Spring Break Alternatives: Have Fun While Giving Back

In some parts of the U.S., “spring break” conjures up images of swim suit-clad college students enjoying warm weather and getting away from it all. More and more students, however, are trading in their swim suits for tool belts and finding that giving back during spring break is just as fun. They have discovered United Way’s Alternative Spring Break. More

03/13/14

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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart

NYT Letter to the Editor: Come Together

"The challenges we face are too big for any one sector to tackle. But when all of us — nonprofits, government, business and individuals — combine our talent, resources and time, we create opportunities for everyone to flourish." More

08/13/13

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

A Troubling Issue Too Few Are Talking About

There are moments that give you pause and make you look at the world you thought you knew differently.  For me, one came late last year while attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting.

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07/30/13

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