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United Way Alternative Spring Break Begins

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Starting this week, students across the country will trade swim trunks for tool belts and team up with United Way to make a meaningful impact in communities across the country. The work begins along the Mississippi Gulf Coast where over 50 student volunteers have converged to get to work in Biloxi, MS. Teams of students will work throughout the week on a variety of projects, some still related to Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts, other projects will focus on those underlying issues that keep individuals and families from achieving their full potential. More

03/07/11

United Way Women’s Leadership Summit

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Education Panel: Susan Taylor, Founder of National CARES Mentoring Movement

Live blogging from Newport Beach, CA: Julie L. Edwards, a guest contributor and a United Way volunteer. More

03/03/11

White House Appoints United Way Worldwide CEO to Advisory Council

United Way Worldwide President & CEO Brian Gallagher has been appointed by President Obama to the White House Faith Advisory Council. More

02/07/11

Having a Strong Team Is Essential for Our Kids’ Success

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(By Nnamdi Asomugha, published on the Huffington Post, January 28th, 2011) As we prepare for Pro Bowl Sunday, you'll hear me and my fellow NFL all-stars thank our teammates and coaches for their support throughout the season. More

01/28/11

United Way Joins First Lady, Education Leaders in Corporate Mentoring Challenge

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Tuesday, January 25th, United Way’s Peter Hahn — along with his third-grade mentee, Anthony — joined the First Lady and some of the biggest names in education to talk about what we can all do to cut by half the number of young people who drop out of high school. More

01/25/11

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