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Sandra Serna Smith

By Sandra Serna Smith

United Way and the Public’s Health

National Public Health Week reminds us all to reflect on the amazing progress that has been made to improve people’s lives around the world. In this blog post, Kitty Hsu Dana, United Way Worldwide's Vice President of Health, discusses how the landscape of health reform is changing, and what remains the same. More

04/10/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Kids Volunteer to Change the World

You don't need to wait until you grow up to change the world. Children and teens are creating change every day by volunteering. On Global Youth Service Day, April 11-13, 2014, 800+ partners—United Ways, schools, youth organizations, nonprofits, community and faith-based organizations, volunteer and national service programs, government agencies, and other individuals—are coming together to activate young people to improve their communities.  More

04/10/14

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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

Five Reasons Volunteer Mentors Matter

As we celebrate “National Volunteer Week” and lift up the nearly 11 million volunteers across the United Way network, I wanted to acknowledge one form of leadership that’s essential to creating the kind of lasting change we seek for our communities—the volunteer mentor. More

04/09/14

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Patrick McIntyre

By Patrick McIntyre

Health Care is Hard – Navigating the Changes

April 7-14, 2014 is National Public Health Week. In this blog, Patrick McIntyre, our Director of Health Policy, sheds some light on the recent health care changes and gives us a glimpse into what is ahead. More

04/09/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

United Way Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Volunteers are an essential part of United Way’s work to advance the common good. During National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, we celebrate hundreds of thousands of United Way volunteers across the U.S. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteering and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership. More

04/07/14

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