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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


What these college students do for their communities will amaze you

These Millennials aren't waiting in line to become leaders in the United Way movement. They're stepping up now - and we thank them for it! Read on to get inspired by the 2014 Student United Way Award winners. More

05/19/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break - Day 3

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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

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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

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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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