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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox


If we can dream it, we can do it.

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Photo taken by Josh Landis, Manager of Digital Media Design, at United Way Worldwide's headquarters April 17, 2012.

Space Shuttle Discovery hitched a ride to it's final destination, a museum in Northern Virginia. As it passed by United Way Worldwide's office, I gathered with our staff on the edge of the Potomac River to witness a ceremonial flyover of our Nation's Capitol. I realized then that this moment was the realization of a dream that many thought impossible. More

04/17/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


A Week for the Strong

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It’s National Volunteer Week in the U.S., April 15-21, 2012. This special week, established in 1974, is a time to celebrate, honor and thank millions of volunteers across the country for giving their time and talent to help so many. Volunteering is what makes our country strong. More

04/17/12

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United Way Alternative Spring Break Kicks-Off!

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United Way kicks off its seventh annual Alternative Spring Break program throughout the month of March. More

03/05/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


United Way and NIKE, Inc’s Elite Youth Basketball Partner to Promote Volunteering

United Way and NIKE, Inc's Elite Youth Basketball Department partner to promote volunteering – utilizing NIKE’s grassroots events throughout the spring and summer as a platform to engage youth across the country in reading, tutoring and mentoring activities. More

02/21/12

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Linda Paulson

By Linda Paulson


Let’s go volunteer!

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Last week, Macy’s launched an innovative e-mentoring program that connects employee volunteers with elementary school students to help them build critical reading and writing skills. More

02/02/12

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