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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Community Service Ideas to Help the Environment

It can be hard to come up with good community service ideas to help the environment. Here are a few healthy ideas to get you started. More

06/05/14

Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

6 Ways to Contribute to the Community

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Giving doesn't always mean digging deep into the bank account. Contribute by donating time, talents, and spare change. More

06/03/14

Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke

Community Success Defined by Educational Progress

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Community success may be defined by the progress its children make through the educational system. More

05/30/14

Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier

What these college students do for their communities will amaze you

These Millennials aren't waiting in line to become leaders in the United Way movement. They're stepping up now - and we thank them for it! Read on to get inspired by the 2014 Student United Way Award winners. More

05/19/14

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Volunteering, Service and Democracy

Volunteers have shaped the U.S. since its founding and continue to contribute to its protection and prosperity. Benjamin Franklin believed that citizen service was essential to our democracy and founded our country’s first volunteer fire agency. Clara Barton led volunteers to help the wounded in the Civil War and later created the American Red Cross. Jane Addams’ settlement house movement led to significant social reforms for the urban poor.

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05/19/14

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