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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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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus

Camden, New Jersey: The Road to a Healthier Community

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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Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus

Salt Lake City: What Real Change Looks Like

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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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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Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher

Individualism or the Common Good?  We need both.

The economic narrative is changing. Growth and recovery have been joined with talk of sustainability, inclusive success, and concerns about rising income and wealth disparities. Working towards the common good is becoming a norm. More

02/12/14

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