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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


United Way Partners on New Smartphone App

United Way has partnered with Ibotta, Inc. on a new app that will allow consumers to transfer cash rewards to United Way that are earned on Ibotta’s mobile application. More

11/26/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


KID ROCK TAKING THE STAGE FOR 2012 NFL & UNITED WAY THANKSGIVING HALFTIME SHOW

KID ROCK TAKING THE STAGE FOR 2012 NFL & UNITED WAY THANKSGIVING HALFTIME SHOW main image

Michigan native singer and songwriter, Kid Rock is teaming up with United Way and the National Football League for the 14th annual NFL & United Way Thanksgiving Halftime Show during the first game of the NFL’s tripleheader when the Detroit Lions host the Houston Texans on Thursday, November 22 at 12:30 PM ET on CBS. More

11/22/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund

With leadership from United Way of New York City, United Ways along the Eastern Seaboard have established the United Way Hurricane Sandy Recovery Fund to address near-term and long-term recovery needs of communities most affected by the hurricane. Contributions to the Fund will be used by United Ways along the Eastern Seaboard to address recovery needs in communities that FEMA has declared disaster areas. We give our sincere thanks to United Way of New York City who will manage the regional fund.

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11/21/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


A BIG THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEERS AND STAFF

This goes out to the United Way volunteers and staff all around the world—BIG THANKS for going the extra mile and for mobilizing millions upon millions of people and organizations for the common good. More

11/19/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Young People + Volunteering = Bright Future

As of October 2012, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 7.9% unemployment rate in the United States. The figure is much higher, however, for young men and women. I am optimistic, though, about young adults who are spending their early 20’s volunteering through Teach for America, VISTA, City Year, and other service organizations like them. And I am proud of United Way’s role in helping idealistic young people find a way to serve, improve their skills and in some cases, earn money for college or graduate school. More

11/17/12

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