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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteer to Honor and Remember

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9/11/14 marks the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.  It is a day to remember and honor those who were lost, their families and the toll it took on all of us. It is the National Day of Service and Remembrance. I hope you will join millions of others on this day who are choosing to honor and remember through volunteer service.

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09/09/14

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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart


William Rodgers Convocation Speech to Incoming Freshman at Rutgers

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William Rodgers, a great friend and supporter of United Way, gave the following convocation speech to the incoming freshman class at Rutgers last week. In it, he asks the incoming class to consider committing to three principles as they embark on their college careers: to become a life-long learner, an independent thinker and a responsible citizen--principles that we all need to keep close at heart on our personal paths to LIVE UNITED. We couldn’t let his speech come to pass without sharing it again, with hopes that it inspires even more of us to ask to ourselves, What can I do to advance the common good today?

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09/08/14

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Join the Global Campaign to Support International Literacy Day

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On September 8, International Literacy Day, United Way is joining with education organizations across the globe to focus attention on the need to promote worldwide literacy. For over 40 years now, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and its partners have been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is critical for a healthy society and the foundation of all learning. In countries all over the world the day raises people's awareness of and concern for literacy challenges within communities.

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09/04/14

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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


#TransformationTuesday: Turning tweets into real-world change

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As passionate, connected individuals, how can we use social media to advocate for the issues we care about and affect lasting change?

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09/02/14

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Josh Landis

By Josh Landis


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Made in America: East Coast to West Coast

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This weekend, United Way is excited and honored to be the beneficiary of the bi-coastal Made in America music festival.

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08/29/14

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