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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

United Way Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Volunteers are an essential part of United Way’s work to advance the common good. During National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, we celebrate hundreds of thousands of United Way volunteers across the U.S. Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week focuses national attention on the impact and power of volunteering and service as an integral aspect of our civic leadership. More

04/07/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break in Biloxi

In this final Alternative Spring Break blog post, Iowa State's Nick Kettelkamp shares his experience volunteering at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport, MS. More

04/03/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

A Volunteer Reflects on Alternative Spring Break

Molly Schlagel, a junior at Purdue University, recounts her experience as a volunteer with United Way of South Mississippi, during this year's Alternative Spring Break. More

04/02/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Con Voluntarios, Sí Se Puede. With Volunteers, It Can Be Done.

Cesar Chavez founded the United Farm Workers union and fought for the rights of voiceless and disenfranchised working men and women. U.S. cities and counties have declared March 31 a holiday in honor of this great American, and Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in Arizona, California, Colorado and Texas. More

03/31/14

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb

Reflections on Alternative Spring Break – Day 5

By Kara Collier, Purdue University: It’s hard to believe that the final day of work at United Way's Alternative Spring Break is already upon us; it’s a bittersweet feeling but we definitely went out with a bang today. Our group joined six other students at Habitat for Humanity to help them finish making a house for a family in need. More

03/28/14

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