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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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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


The Success of one Mother is a Triumph for all of Rhode Island

Melody wasn’t looking for a hand out; she was looking for a hand up. Today she provides for her children and is pursuing a career – one of 1,000s of people that United Way of Rhode Island has helped get on more solid financial ground. More

03/04/14

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Rachel Perry

By Rachel Perry


Happy EITC Awareness Day – Spread the Word!

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Coinciding with the beginning of the 2014 tax season, today is officially National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day. More

01/31/14

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