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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 5: Deepening Employee, Business Engagement for Impact

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In this fifth blog on corporate volunteering, we discuss the impact the last ten years of our unskilled team volunteering program has had on ourselves, United Way Australia, and how we have used this to deepen our engagement with our corporate partners, their employees and our communities, to create greater impact for all these stakeholders. More

04/15/13

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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 4: Growing Community Partnerships

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In this fourth blog we reflect on the impact for our community partner, through a case study with a long term partner, Pathways Early Childhood Intervention, a small community organisation in Sydney’s inner west supporting families with children with disabilities. More

04/08/13

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Doug Taylor

By Doug Taylor


Creating Impact Through Volunteering – Part 3: A Win for the Business

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In this third blog reflecting on the impact of ten years of United Way’s Corporate Connect team volunteering, we examine the impact for the businesses supporting their employees to volunteer. More

04/01/13

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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


Top 25 #SpringFix Tweets

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Instagram photo by Dylan Vargas (@dylvargas10)

United Way partnered with MTV and mtvU, the network’s 24-hour college channel, to host “Spring Fix,” an Alternative Spring Break, in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Fifty college students from across the United States traveled to New York and New Jersey to help rebuild communities devastated by the storm. “Spring Fix” kicked-off on Sunday, March 17 and culminated on Saturday, March 23 with a special concert at Six Flags Great Adventure. The week of service generated over 2,500 tweets before the on-air specials even started running. Read on to see the top 25 #SpringFix tweets. More

04/01/13

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Stacey Stewart

By Stacey Stewart


Recognizing a Pioneer in the Women’s Leadership Movement

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Ann Stallard with CNN's Soledad O'Brien speaking on behalf of the United Way National Town Hall on Education. Also visible in the audience, pictured from left to right, are Nnamdi Asomugha, NFL Ambassador, Gregory Taylor of W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Brain Gallagher, President and CEO of United Way Worldwide.

As we wrap-up National Women’s History month, I would like to take a moment to congratulate Ann Stallard, a winner of the United Way Women in Philanthropy award. More

03/28/13

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