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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


Camden, New Jersey: The Road to a Healthier Community

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In Camden, New Jersey, United Way has brought the community together to tackle important health issues -- and the results are inspiring! More

03/31/14

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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

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Reflections from Alternative Spring Break – Day 2

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Learn more about the power of United Way’s Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi, Mississippi from Stacey Kraucunas. Stacey is nineteen and from Connecticut. This is her story. More

03/20/14

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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


Salt Lake City: What Real Change Looks Like

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With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, United Way has produced an inspiring video that highlight the positive changes taking place in Salt Lake City. More

03/19/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Looking on the Bright Side of the New Volunteering Data

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While it is troubling that a new report indicates that Americans are volunteering less than they have in over a decade, it is reassuring that United Way’s most recent volunteer data show that we have experienced a 10-year growth in volunteers. More

03/06/14

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